Leena Srivastava, Vice Chancellor of the TERI School of Advanced Studies

Dr. Leena Srivastava is the Vice Chancellor of the TERI School of Advanced Studies, New Delhi – a uniquely inter-disciplinary higher education institution, focussed on sustainable development. She has also had a long stint of over three decades 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. and Shree Cement Ltd. and Board Member of the Meridian Institute and Stockholm Resilience Centre. She is a Co-Chair, Future Earth Advisory Committee. Future Earth: Research for Global Sustainability, Member, Ad Hoc Informal Multi-stakeholder Technical Group of Advisors on Sustainable Development Goal 7, United Nations, the Council of Advisors for Fraunhofer India; Sustainable Development Advisory Board, Caterpillar Inc. USA; Senior Advisory Group (SAG), Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI), WBCSD.

At a think tank/science level, she is a member of the Carbon Trust Advisory Panel, Asian Development Bank President's Advisory Group on Climate Change and Sustainable Development, the Research Advisory Committee, WWF-India, the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy, Germany.