Rajiv Kumar ChaturvediNational Environmental Sciences Fellow
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Dr. Rajiv Kumar Chaturvedi is currently an Assistant Professor at BITS, Pilani, Goa campus. Dr. Rajiv Kumar Chaturvedi obtained his PhD from Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Ecology from the Centre for Ecological Sciences, and a masters in Geography from Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University. After PhD, Dr. Chaturvedi worked for HSBC Global Research as a research Analyst till 2012. In 2012 he joined IISc as a National Environmental Sciences Fellow. Dr. Chaturvedi has also been associated with the Centre for Environmental Policy and Technology in the Imperial College, London as a visiting researcher. He has contributed to more than 30 peer reviewed articles, and to two books in the areas related to forestry, environment and climate change. Dr. Chaturvedi has worked extensively with communities, Government officials, NGOs, and UN organizations. Dr. Chaturvedi is currently the co-chair of IUCN’s forest ecosystems’ group. Dr. Chaturvedi is currently involved with India’s national greenhouse gas inventory programme and co-authored India's first Biennial Update Report to the United Nations.
Asia-Pacific Assessment-Lead author