ACEF 2019 Speaker

Arunabha Ghosh

Chief Executive Officer
Council on Energy, Environment and Water

Dr. Arunabha Ghosh is a public policy professional, adviser, author, columnist, and institution builder. He is the founder-CEO of the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), consistently ranked (six years running) as one of South Asia's leading policy research institutions; and among the world’s 20 best climate think-tanks in 2016. With experience in 44 countries, he previously worked at Princeton, Oxford, UNDP (New York), and WTO (Geneva). In 2018, the UN Secretary-General nominated him to the UN's Committee for Development Policy. In 2018, the Government of India appointed him as a member of the Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority for the National Capital Region. Arunabha advises governments, industry, civil society and international organisations around the world. He is the co-author/editor of four books and dozens of research papers and reports. He is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, was a member of WEF’s Global Future Council on Energy (2016-18). He is an Asia Society Asia 21 Young Leader, and fellow of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.