Dhruv Boruah

Founder Thames Project and Adventurer, Campaigner, Speaker

Dhruv Boruah was born in a remote village in northeast India and soon got used to rising to challenges, negotiating flooded rivers simply to get back home. After graduating as an Engineer, he lived, worked and studied in India, Germany and Spain, before settling in the UK. He completed his MBA and his professional career includes entrepreneurial and consulting roles in both venture capital backed start-ups and Fortune 500 companies.

His latest project was to cycle ‘ON’ the river Thames on a floating bike. He collected plastic waste to raise public awareness about plastic pollution. “The Thames Project” has been covered by the BBC, ITV, London Live, Timeout, Metro, NTV Russia etc.


My Sessions

SUP River Clean Up on the River Thames (Kew, limited places)

Get stuck into a morning impact adventure and join a passionate group of inspiring adventure activists who will lead a SUP clean-up with talks along the river, places are strictly limited so book early! Pick from two slots: 09:45am and 11.00am, takes places at Kew with Active 360. Featuring SUP rockstars: Linzi Hawkin (SUP Kids), Dhruv Boruah (The […]


Closing Keynote: Innovation to Drive Global Change

Former management consultant turned environmentalist Dhruv Boruah’s waterbike cleanup efforts have helped to highlight our plastics problem, raising (more) awareness, changing behaviours and holding individuals, businesses, communities, and policymakers accountable for stepping up and solving it. Dhruv will deliver a new talk about the innovative, technological aspects he’s currently working on, to engage consumers and […]