Hemant Gupta, completed his B. Tech in Metallurgical Engineering & Material Science from IIT Bombay in 2011 and joined Tata Steel as Manager Operations. His first tryst with adventure sports came during his graduation through a basic course in mountaineering. After joining Tata Steel he went on expeditions and soon switched to Tata Steel Adventure Foundation in 2013 to follow his heart. As Sr Manager in TSAF, Hemant is responsible for extending TSAF reach, introducing new courses and designing courses and development of Sport climbing
centre of excellence. He is one of the pioneers of School of Outdoor Leadership to impart leadership training to corporates and institutions through nature and outdoors. He is also working on sustainable trails and camps and expeditions to raise awareness on environment conservation and preservation. His favorite activities are rock climbing, mountaineering & long distance running. He is among very few IIT graduates to climb Mt Everest.