Dr Ajay Mathur

Dr Ajay Mathur

Director General
TERI

Ajay Mathur is Director General of TERI � The Energy &amp; Resources Institute, and a member<br>of the Prime Minister�s Council on Climate Change.<br>He was Director General of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency in the Government of India from<br>2006 till February, 2016, and responsible for bringing energy efficiency into our homes,<br>offices, and factories, through initiatives such as the star labelling programme for<br>appliances, the Energy Conservation Building Code, and the Perform, Achieve and Trade<br>programme for energy-intensive industries.<br>Dr Mathur was earlier with TERI from 1986 to 2000, and then headed the Climate Change<br>Team of World Bank in Washington DC. He was President of Suzlon Energy Limited, also<br>headed the interim Secretariat of the Green Climate Fund.<br>He has been a key Indian climate-change negotiator, and was also the Indian spokesperson<br>at the 2015 climate negotiations at Paris. He is a global leader on technological approaches<br>to address climate change; and is co-chair of the Energy Transitions Commission, a global<br>group of industrial, financial and think-tank leaders focusing on strategies for companies<br>and countries to move towards climate-friendly energy futures.<br>

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