Ujjwal Yashwant Gawand is an Alumni of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune.
He is a graduate in Fine Arts.
He is a Co-Founder of The New Bombay Design which specialises majorly in designing and also in film production.
He has been instrumental in starting India’s first forest festival ‘Matheran Green Festival”, an annual cultural cum art festival which is themed around nature conservation and preservation, at Matheran Hill Station, Karjat Maharashtra.
He has been an enthusiastic member for the cause of Healing Himalayas.
At present, he is an Assistant Professor, Art and Production Design department, FTII, Pune.