ACEF Speaker

Ripu Bhanjan Singh

Strategy Consultant,
Us India Strategic Partnership Forum

Ripu is a seasoned development sector leader with 15+ years of international interdisciplinary experience in advancing India’s journey towards energy transition and climate action. His past decade has been spent developing and implementing programs to the tune of $100 million for a variety of donors and institutions, including USAID, UKAID (DFID), and TERI. His work spans grassroots initiatives, for India’s largest civil society-led energy access program to global corporations like General Electric. He also led multiple key CSR projects for a variety of public and private corporate donors as the Principal Project Investigator. Ripu is well-traveled across rural India, parts of South-East Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa. Ripu holds an MA in Sustainable International Development (SID) from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University, USA. He was the only Indian recipient of the prestigious Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) for the year 2021.


  • Spotlight Session: Women Leading the Clean Energy Financing Gap