Shuva leads CEEW’s strategic initiatives on energy-development-climate intersections and geopolitics amidst economic transformations, including energy security and transition; industrial decarbonisation; sustainable production and consumption; circular economy, and climate resilience. She engages with governments, industry and institutions to impact sustainable development at scale, expand CEEW’s influence as a voice for emerging economies, and take the ‘India Story’ global.
Shuva manages CEEW’s advisory to India’s G20 Presidency and its UN Energy Compacts initiative via partnerships with several Union Ministries; is a Global Solutions Initiative (GSI) Fellow, and an UNFCCC CoP Observer since 2016. Her co-authored reports include 2020’s Jobs, Growth and Sustainability: A New Social Contract for India’s Recovery, archived at the US Library of Congress, and several G20/Think20 policy briefs.
Shuva has ~23 years of experience in public policy, project management, corporate operations, and branding. Previously, as Head – New Initiatives, Energy & Infrastructure at the Confederation of Indian Industry, she led key assignments such as CII’s work with the International Solar Alliance. Before transitioning to a career in public policy, Shuva was COO of CMYK Multimedia, the infotech subsidiary of Pioneer Newsgroup, New Delhi.
Shuva manages her family’s philanthropic initiative to finance the education of underprivileged students through the Subir Raha Memorial Scholarship. She is a Postgraduate in Advertising & Communications Management from NMIMS, Mumbai, where she ranked First and was awarded the Advertising Agencies Association of India Raman Memorial Trophy. She has a BSc Honours with Distinction in Life Sciences and Biochemistry from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.