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Jul 5, 2023

Gauri Singh, Deputy Director General of IRENA, the International Renewable Energy Agency, is a career bureaucrat with over 30 years of experience in policy formulation, implementation, and advocacy in renewable energy, sustainable development, and livelihoods.

She has walked a long and fruitful path in the energy domain, but her most notable achievements, she has worked for the Government of India, where she led policy formation for India’s National Solar Mission, in 2010, and in Madhya Pradesh, where she provided strategic guidance for large sustainable development projects, with a strong focus on climate resilience.

An alumnus of Delhi University with a major in Economics, Ms. Singh spoke to ETN Editor-in-Chief Ashok Thakur at the World Utilities Conference in Abu Dhabi, where she discussed her journey, female participation in energy, and ways the sector can attract more talent.