Leena Srivastava, Honorary Executive Director, The Energy and Resources Institute

Dr. Leena Srivastava is the Vice Chancellor of the TERI University, New Delhi – an inter-disciplinary higher education institution, focused on sustainable development. She worked for over three decades on research in the areas of energy, environment and climate change policies at The Energy and Resources Institute - TERI, from where she left as Executive Director. She has a Masters in Economics from the University of Hyderabad and a Ph.D. in Energy Economics from the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India.

She is an Independent and Non-Executive Director on the Boards of Bharti Infratel Ltd. India and Shree Cement Ltd., India. She is also on the Sustainable Development Advisory Board, Caterpillar Inc. USA; Senior Advisory Group (SAG), Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI), WBCSD and the Advisory Group of Consocia Advisory, India.

At a think tank/science level, she is a member of the President's Advisory Group on Climate Change and Sustainable Development, Asian Development Bank; the Carbon Trust Advisory Panel, UK; the Research Advisory Committee, WWF-India, Council of Advisors for Fraunhofer, India and the International Advisory Panel of Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy, Germany. She serves as a Board Member of the Meridian Institute, USA and Stockholm Resilience Centre, Sweden.  She was on the Administrative Board of the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative till August 2017.