ACEF Speaker

Kavita Sinha

Director of the Private Sector Facility ,
Green Climate Fund

Kavita Sinha is the Director of the Private Sector Facility. Previously she was with the European Climate Foundation, where she was the programme director for energy transition in Asia and also helped set up the Southeast Asia Clean Energy Facility; and was the interim director for Southeast Asia Energy Transition Partnership. Prior to ECF, she spent more than 15 years in leadership roles in the corporate world – from start-ups to multinational corporations across multiple sectors. She co-founded and successfully exited start-ups in clean energy and infrastructure services. She also worked for nearly a decade with the U.S. Agency for International Development where she held several program management roles including in climate impact. She has an MBA from Rutgers Business School, USA and an honors degree in Chemical Engineering as well as graduate studies in energy systems from leading engineering schools in India. She has also received training in sustainable investing, international relations, and political economy.


  • Opening Plenary: Time for Action Now