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Dr G R Narasimha Rao

Senior Fellow & Director

Dr G R Narsimha Rao has about 22 years of professional experience in international, multi-disciplinary, multilingual environments in Asia, Africa, Europe and South America. His professional experience includes energy efficiency, renewable energy, sustainability, low carbon development strategies particularly for developing countries, related work undertaken for commercial, governmental and not-for-profit organisations in areas including business development, project development, project and programme management, socio-economic analysis and resource assessment.

He is specialized in managing projects promoting the achievement of development goals and cross sectoral partnerships improving aid efficiency. He has led various projects related to energy efficiency and management for several international agencies (GIZ, IFC, SDC, SIDA, UNHABITAT, USAID, World Bank, etc) in more than 25 countries, covering developed, developing and least developed countries. He shared his expertise in the energy sector to a large number of corporates mainly conducting performance evaluation studies, project appraisals -Green field Projects, Developing Baselines and Monitoring Methods for ESCO projects and Market Research studies (Oil & Gas Sectors).

He has been the member of several advisory and steering committees earlier (particularly public utilities) and is currently the member of energy expert committee of Bangalore Chamber of Commerce and Industries (BCCI).

He has a Masters in Technology and Doctorate in Energy Systems from JNTU, Hyderabad. He has acquired post graduate in environmental management from Central University, Hyderabad. He has two patents to his credit. He is heading the list of accredited energy auditors published by BEE, Ministry of Power, India. He is specially trained in thermal power plant simulation software applications in Germany.