Leena Srivastava will be taking part in the Nobel Prize Summit’s academic science sessions.
Leena Srivastava is the Deputy Director General for Science of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria. Prior to this, she was the Vice Chancellor of the TERI School of Advanced Studies, New Delhi – an inter-disciplinary higher education institution, focused on sustainable development – since 2012. She has over three decades of research experience in the areas of energy, environment and climate change policies at the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), including nearly nine years as its Executive Director.
She is a member of various committees and boards both at the international and national levels, including the Co-Chair of the Science Advisory Group for the UNSG’s Global Climate Action Summit, the Co-Chair on the Science Advisory Committee of Future Earth, and a Member of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) President’s Advisory Group on Climate and Sustainable Development.
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.