Rishabh JainSenior Programme Lead, Council on Energy, Environment and Water

    Rishabh leads the Council’s Technologies for Transition work programme. His expertise revolves around renewable energy, energy storage, critical minerals and electric mobility. Through his work, he has influenced policy design, reform and adoption. His core strength lies at the intersection of technology and sustainability with a focus on advancing the scale-up of RE projects, whilst collaborating with company CEOs, senior government bureaucrats, and leading stakeholders. He actively promotes sustainability by authoring researched-backed reports that have been published by CEEW, academic journals and media houses. His writings focus on detailing the benefits of renewable energy and translating complex information into understandable terms for governments and industry stakeholders. He has also led the team to conceptualise and build unique dashboards and web tools on electric mobility and renewable energy.

    Some of Rishabh’s recent work includes studies on scaling up solar manufacturing, building resilient battery storage supply chain, tracking green bonds, framing decarbonisation strategies, drafting bioenergy strategies and developing frameworks for managed (EV) charging to support utilities.

    Rishabh completed his bachelor in mechanical engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra and a Master’s in Public Policy from Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore (NUS). At NUS he was the recipient of the prestigious Li Ka-Shing scholarship. In the past, he has worked with leading solar module manufacturers, startups and industry associations.