Mr. Bhaskar Natarajan

Director Researchs & Programme - Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE)d

Bhaskar Natarajan has over twenty-five years experience in the field of energy policy and sustainable development, working with funding agencies, managing grants, and working with grassroots agencies to implement renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. Bhaskar has worked with the government agencies under the Ministry of Powe and Ministry of Environment & Forests, as well as with the NGO sector and the private sector. Bhaskar has extensive experience working with multiple stakeholders across areas as diverse as technology, gender, and recycling.

Bhaskar's work on sustainability includes the textile industry, iron & steel, chemicals, pharma and other important sectors. Over the last five years, Bhaskar has worked extensively on the issues impacting sustainability in the textile sector as it relates to the conservation of energy, water, reuse and recycling and also on labour and migration issues.

Bhaskar has worked on projects supported by World Bank, USAID, ADB, UNDP, CIDA and DFID among others, and has been a part of several official government and industry committees of energy and environment.

Bhaskar has also written and published in national and international journals and other publications apart from contributing to a book on Renewable Energy Policy.

Bhaskar has worked with the USAID PACE-D project as Deputy Chief of Party (Energy Efficiency) prior to which he was the Managing Director of C-Quest Capital Green Ventures (the Indian arm of C-Quest Capital, US).