Shivam graduated in geography from the University of Delhi and then took up Masters's in geography as well, from Allahabad State University. After graduation, he joined Chintan Environmental Research And Action Group as an Assistant Manager, Operations. He had the opportunity to work closely with bulk waste generators like Northern railways, IIT Delhi, MEA, etc. Over a span of 3.5 years of service in Chintan, he had overseen and ensured the implementation of waste management services. Shivam is dedicated to implementing zero-waste sustainable solutions to help Delhi breathe.