Dr Rajiv Bhanot
A medical practitioner by profession, Dr Rajiv Bhanot possesses a big heart in helping people. After working in a government hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for some years, Dr Rajiv moved on to pursue the path of social entrepreneurship where he founded and is currently the CEO of H2GO Global. H2GO Global has spent many years developing their patented British nanotechnology that has the ability to convert any source of filthy contaminated water into safe and sterile drinking water without the use of any electricity, chemical additives or ultraviolet treatments.
Having collaborated with governments, foundations and corporate entities, H2GO Technology has reached out and lifted close to 2 million people out of water poverty worldwide. Globally, more than 1.2 billion people are trapped in water poverty and over 3.5 million lives are lost annually due to waterborne diseases. Reducing and finally eliminating this humanitarian crisis is Dr Rajiv and H2GO’s mission.
Dr Rajiv is also a co-founder of Phi Clinic Malaysia, a premier aesthetics centre located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He is also very involved in various non-profit organisations focused on uplifting and empowering underprivileged communities.
Currently, Dr Rajiv is also an Exco Member of the Malaysia-Ghana Business Chambers and the Malaysian African Professionals & Entrepreneurs (MAPE).
Dr Rajiv has spoken frequently at various forums focused on inspiring youths and has also presented H2GO’s technology in various international platforms such as the Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF), Water Security Summit in 2014 and TEDxKL in 2016.
Dr Rajiv has been recognised for his humanitarian efforts by many organisations. He was the recipient of the Global Lifesaver Award in 2012 and Malaysia’s Top 10 Most Innovative Young Leaders Award by UCSI. He has also been featured on Malaysia Tatler’s ‘The 300 List’ and Prestige Malaysia’s Top 40 under 40.