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Dr Suneel Pandey

Senior Fellow & Director

Dr Suneel Pandey is presently Director, Green Growth and Resource Efficiency Division. In addition, he is also working as Adjunct Faculty and Head for Centre for Regulatory & Policy Research of TERI University.

He has more than 25 years of consultancy/ research experience in the areas of municipal, industrial and hospital waste management, waste-to-energy issues, impact assessment, air, water and soil quality monitoring, site assessments, performance evaluation of ETP and institutional strengthening and capacity building. He has obtained his Ph. D. degree in hazardous waste characterization from Nagpur University while working as Project Fellow at NEERI, Nagpur. He has MSc, Analytical Chemistry, Banaras Hindu University, India and did his BSc, Chemistry from Banaras Hindu University, India.

Prior to joining TERI, Suneel has worked for ERM India as Consultant for two years where he was working on projects related to hazardous and hospital waste management, environmental site assessments and institutional strengthening and capacity building. Suneel has also worked as Research Assistant at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology on development of landfill liner for containment of land disposed hazardous waste and University of Hong Kong on deriving material balances and associated environmental pollution for Hong Kong region as part of Post Doctoral Research

He is member of various Professional Societies:

  • Life Member: Indian Association for Environment Management and following Government Committees set up on waste management
  • Member of expert group on Critically Polluted Area constituted by MoEF&CC
  • Member of Research Advisory Committee of Central Pollution Control Board
  • Member of Standard setting Committee on waste constituted by Bureau of Indian Standards
  • Member of expert group constituted by Municipal Corporation of Delhi on decentralized wastewater treatment options for Delhi in year 2003
  • Member of expert group constituted by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) on waste to energy projects in response to PIL filed in Supreme Court in the year 2005
  • Member of the expert group constituted by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for its eco-cities programme in the year 2005
  • Member of the expert committee constituted by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA) on solid waste management for the state in the year 2005