Director, CDP India
Prarthana leads the implementation of the CDP India strategy. She has over two decades of experience in strategy planning, building networks and program leadership on diverse sustainability issues like climate change, air pollution and biodiversity conservation.
Prior to joining CDP, she was Country Director, India of Clean Air Asia, an international not-for-profit set up by the Asian Development Bank, responsible for expansion and positioning of the organisation strategically in India.
Prarthana has previously worked with national institutes of Indian government ministries where she was involved in leading and implementing environmental projects in partnership with UN agencies for capacity building and policy support. She has led resource mobilisation and established partnerships with private sector, civil society, and donors to influence policy and action.
She holds a Masters in Economics and is trained in Environmental Education.