Kavita Sinha is the regional director for South and East Asia for International Forum for Energy, an ECF initiative. In her current role, she designs and implements strategies for grants that enable corporates, utilities, civil society, financial institutions, governments and other stakeholders in Southeast and East Asia to accelerate development of a clean and low-carbon energy system.
In her previous role, she worked with an American multinational firm that provides smart city, smart grid, and internet-of-things solutions, where she led strategic partnership, business development, and sales in key markets of Asia. In the past she held leadership positions with international development agencies on climate change and consulting firms as well as co-founded entrepreneurial ventures on clean technology.
Kavita has authored several articles on policy, regulation and technology and is a regular speaker in conferences. She has a honours degree in Chemical Engineering from a leading engineering school in India and an MBA from Rutgers Business School, USA.
She lives in Singapore with her family and in her spare time she coaches and mentors to young adults and entrepreneurs to break new grounds by leveraging the power of technology for making the world a better place.