Kavita S.

Climate Mitigation Executive. Director Climate Change Initiatives. Energy Transition. Clean Energy. Strategy. Alliances

MBARutgers Business School



Climate Mitigation Executive. Climate Change Initiatives' Director. Passion for and Belief in Achieving a Sustainable Future without Sacrificing the Present. Executive Summary: - Climate change and clean energy executive with 20+ years of leadership and governance experience across nonprofit, philanthropy, corporate, and government settings. - People-centric and inspirational leader who applies design thinking for crafting clear vision for the future and develops talented teams to deliver on it. - Track record of optimizing grant funds by leveraging 20+ times more funding from institutional investors, financiers, and private capital to secure support for energy access and clean energy projects. Master negotiator known for delivering complex multi-agency agreements in record time. - Recipient of USAID's highest award for a foreign national professional for delivering an unprecedented and first-of-its-kind bilateral agreement by the US and Indian government on clean energy that ignited India's power market and renewable energy reforms. - Recognized thought leader and author on pioneering energy, clean technology, and climate change initiatives.


  • solar / wind / biofuels
  • climate change
  • development
  • private sector development
  • trade customs
  • united states
  • india
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries

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