Shyamendra Singh, is a respected conservationist and ecotourism professional. Starting with his Panna property and home, the Ken River Lodge, he also co-founded Pugdundee Safaris, with PUG certified ecolodges now across Madhya Pradesh and Nepal. These are flagships for conservation and ecotourism. With his wife Bhavna, who shares his passion for conservation, they manage various tourism, plantation forestry, and eco-development projects around the Panna National Park. He has been a member of the MP wildlife board.