Swapan Mehra

Swapan Mehra

Harvard Kennedy School
Mid-Career Master in Public Administration Candidate, 2022
Mehra Swapan

Swapan served as Vice President, Waste to Wealth Mission at the Office of the Principal Scientific Advisor, Government of India. He founded Iora Ecological Solutions, one of India’s leading environmental advisory firms. He has authored and led various policy-based initiatives on climate action and natural resource conservation, including National REDD+ Strategy, NDC Goal 5 Roadmap, and "devolution formula" for India’s 14th and 15th Finance Commissions. Swapan has also led Carbon Finance and Climate Investment teams at Evolution Markets and AES India. Swapan holds an Advanced Diploma in Forest and Land Use Management from the Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM). He is a World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leader 2020, a Donella Meadows Fellow at the Balaton Group, a LEAD India Fellow, and a FICCI Young Business Leader for India. He has been a speaker at various national and international forums including Climate Co-Lab MIT and The Oslo REDD Exchange.

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