Mr. Abhishek Kaushik is a multi-disciplinary researcher, working on international climate policy and its relevance to domestic policy-making including issues such as mitigation, market-based approaches and Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) frameworks. He is a Certified Practitioner on GHG Protocol Corporate Standard and has led many projects with a focus on international and domestic climate policy and research. Some of the domestic work which he spearheaded includes India’s NDC implementation roadmap, MRV frameworks for mitigation policies as part of ICAT initiative, market-based mechanism for MSW sector as part of PMR initiative, formulation of GHG inventory tools at the national and sub-national level. He also extensively worked on preparations of state climate action plans, plant-specific GHG inventories for over 10 leading industries from diversified sectors. He is also a core team member of the India GHG Program and trained over 200 business leaders on GHG reporting, MRV frameworks and other climate change issues.
Abhishek holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) from IMT Ghaziabad, India.