Dinesh Kapur

Dinesh Kapur is passionate about low-carbon energy, environmental sustainability and public policy. As a Jubilee Scholar, he studied an MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development at the University of Cambridge. Before joining NIUA in Oct 2014, he worked for 3 years in climate policy research, energy efficiency consulting and strategic sustainability advisory for clients such as the Govt. of India, Delhi’s International Airport and British Telecom (London).

As an International Climate Champion (selected by British Council) and one of India’s Brightest Young Climate Leaders (Hindustan Times) he has demonstrated a passion for urban sustainability through community projects to mitigate carbon emissions from waste. A TEDx speaker on climate entrepreneurship, he believes sports can serve as a vehicle for smarter and sustainable cities.