Dr. Arunabha Ghosh is an international public policy expert and institution builder. He is the founder and CEO of the Council on Energy, Environment and Water, one of Asia’s leading policy research institutions and a globally recognized climate think-tank. Dr. Ghosh has worked at leading institutions, including Princeton University, Oxford University, the United Nations Development Programme, and the World Trade Organization. He had a formative role in creating the International Solar Alliance and is a founding board member of the Clean Energy Access Network. A sought-after expert, Dr. Ghosh has been appointed to roles with the United Nations’ Committee for Development Policy, the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Clean Air, India’s Science, Technology and Innovation Policy’s energy, environment and climate change track, and an expert panel for Stockholm International Peace Research Institute’s Environment of Peace initiative.
Dr. Ghosh is also an author, columnist, frequent speaker, and advisor to governments, industry, civil society and international organizations around the world. He has hosted or featured in several documentaries and his 2019 TED Talk on air quality in India has been viewed more than 240,000 times. He holds a D.Phil. from Oxford and topped Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi.