Piyush Tewari

Founder & CEO, SaveLIFE Foundation
Piyush Tewari
Founder & CEO, SaveLIFE Foundation

Piyush Tewari is the Founder & CEO of SaveLIFE Foundation (SLF), a non-profit organization committed to improving road safety and access to emergency medical care across India. SLF combines system-change advocacy with on-ground interventions to save lives on India’s roads. It is best known getting India a Good Samaritan Law that insulates lay rescuers of injured victims from systemic harassment and intimidation. It is also credited with delivering a dramatic 30% drop in fatalities last year on one of India’s most dangerous roads, the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, with plans to make it 100% fatality-free by 2021. Piyush holds a Master’s in Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School and a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Delhi University. He is an Ashoka Fellow, an Echoing Green Fellow and a Rolex Laureate.

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