Arunabha Ghosh is a public policy professional, adviser, author, columnist, and institution builder. He is the Founder and 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. That same year, the Government of India appointed him as a member of the Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority for the National Capital Region. 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. Dr Ghosh has been actively involved in the design of the International Solar Alliance since inception. He conceptualised and is a founding board member of the Clean Energy Access Network (CLEAN), an industry body for hundreds of decentralised energy entrepreneurs. He is board member of the International Centre for Trade & Sustainable Development, Geneva. Dr Ghosh’s co-authored essay “Rethink India’s energy strategy” in Nature, was selected as one of 2015’s ten most influential essays. Widely published, he is most recently co-author of Energizing India: Towards a Resilient and Equitable Energy System (SAGE, 2017); Human Development and Global Institutions: Evolution, impact, reform (Routledge, 2016) and Climate Change: A Risk Assessment (FCO, 2015). He is the co-editor of The Palgrave Handbook of the International Political Economy of Energy (2016). He has been a co-author of three UNDP Human Development Reports, including the pathbreaking Beyond Scarcity: Power, poverty and the global water crisis (2006). His monthly columns in the Business Standard (Inflexion Points) and the Hindustan Times (Over The Horizon) are widely read. He hosted a documentary on water in Africa, and featured in a National Geographic documentary on energy. He holds a doctorate from the University of Oxford (Clarendon Scholar; Marvin Bower Scholar), an MA (First Class) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Balliol College, Oxford; Radhakrishnan Scholar) and topped Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi.