Dr. Nitin Pandit

Dr. Nitin Pandit
Director, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE)
Dr. Nitin Pandit is the Director of the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment (ATREE) in Bangalore, India.  Previously he was the Director of Priority Initiatives at the World Resources Institute (WRI) in Washington, DC, USA, focusing on restoration and energy efficiency, after serving as the CEO of WRI India and led WRI’s work in India.
 
Before WRI, Nitin was President of International Institute for Energy Conservation (IIEC), with offices and programs in a dozen countries, for implementing novel sustainable energy approaches for developing countries. In the 90s, Nitin formed a boutique high-tech consultancy specializing in artificial intelligence (AI) applications in environmental and renewable energy systems. In the 80s, Nitin worked with reputed consulting firms. Nitin has a bachelors and couple of masters’ degrees in engineering, and a doctorate in public policy.