International Steering Committee

The WSDS Secretariat seeks the guidance of its esteemed International Steering Committee (ISC) members in the preparation of the Summit.

Mr Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi

Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India

Mr Ravi Shankar Prasad

Additional Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India

H.E. Mr Hans Jacob Frydenlund

Ambassador, Royal Norwegian Embassy

Ms Frances Beinecke

Dorothy S. McCluskey Fellow in Conservation, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies & President Emerita, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Mr Suman Bery

Non-Resident Fellow, Bruegel & Former Chief Economist Strategy and Business Environment, Shell International Limited

Ms Preety M Bhandari

Chief of the Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management Thematic Group; concurrently Director Sustainable Development & Climate Change Department, Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Mr Yvo de Boer

Former Director General, Global Green Growth Institute, Korea & Former Executive Secretary, UNFCCC

Ms Rachel Kyte

Dean, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Ms Kathleen McGinty

Vice President & Chief Sustainability, Government and Regulatory Affairs Officer, Johnson Controls

Mr Manjeev Puri

Former Indian Diplomat

Prof. Kazuhiko Takeuchi

President, Institute for Global Environmental Studies (IGES), Japan

Ms Nicole Thomas

India Programme Manager, International Energy Agency (IEA)

Mr Arne Walther

Former Secretary General of International Energy Forum & former Chairman, International Energy Agency