Dr Pranab Baruah is a Principal Specialist at the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) where he oversees strategic research and analysis projects, and provides clean energy and green growth policy advisory to GGGI partner country governments. Previously, Pranab served as the Senior Knowledge Manager of GGGI, and the Senior Research Manager of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) Secretariat based in Geneva.
Prior to GGGI, Pranab served in various senior roles in world-leading centres at the University of Oxford, the University of Tokyo, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) Japan, and Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). His experience include green buildings and carbon strategy consulting for large multinationals, national energy systems modelling for policy analysis, and geoinformatics applications development for forest and water environment monitoring. With professional experience in numerous countries in Asia, Europe and Africa, Pranab speaks fluent Japanese along with Hindi, Bengali and Assamese. He holds a PhD in engineering, an MBA in strategic carbon management, and a professional certification in green building design and construction (LEED AP).