Our Founders

Nusrat Khan

Founder Director | Clinical Psychologist | Mental Health & Parenting Expert

Nusrat Khan – a.k.a. Rahat, is a Clinical Psychologist and a Transformation Consultant with almost 15 years of experience, is an innovator in Mental Health Awareness & Prevention. She is the Founder Director of CACTUS Consulting & CACTUS FOUNDATION since 2001 and has pioneered in taking therapies and psychological health across all sectors of society. She has trained more than 50,000 people on Personal Development, Behavioral Skills, Stress Management, Mental Health Issues. She is a parenting expert and trains Parents on Responsible Parenting. She has managed to be perseverant to continue with her work in-spite of harshest of challenges. She has dedicated all her earned enterprise profits towards the up-liftment and skill development of the needy. Nusrat Khan lives her passion for creating social change by combining her work in social justice education with parenting. After post-graduating in Psychology, she opted to serve the cause of social change as an advocate, educator, and leader for CACTUS FOUNDATION. She has worked closely with government departments and with practitioners in the statutory, voluntary and private sectors. She continues to work with Police Department as well as Education Department to bring reforms.

Rohit Pahade

Founder Chairman

An engineer with an emotional bent of mind! He is currently working as a Product Manager with a multi-national firm and is also a Co-Founder and Chairman of CACTUS Foundation. He looks after planning, social media awareness, Content Management as well as Relationship Building. He is an amazing writer and many of the scripts, promotional content, poems on STOP CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE are written by him. His only aim is to make CACTUS Foundation a global organization creating emotionally healthy society.

He has worked with IT companies like Infosys, Tech Mahindra, British Telecom and currently is working with a telecom company in United Arab Emirates.