Mahua Acharya

Mahua Acharya

Asia Director & Senior Advisor
CPI

Mahua Acharya leads the Asian operations of CPI, while also supporting high-level strategic planning and further build-up of the organization. With over 15 years of international experience, Mahua has extensive knowledge in green finance, renewables, and carbon markets. Mahua joined CPI from GGGI, where she was its Assistant Director-General, having established an investment division across 16 countries and mobilized USD 500 million of financing commitments for 10 sustainable investment projects and funds. She was previously managing a $50 carbon credit investment fund investing in energy efficiency lighting to low income households � a scheme that later became the prototype for a large scale replacement program in India. She has held roles in the World Bank and ArcelorMittal, is intimately familiar with carbon markets and climate change, emerging markets and their drivers and environmental finance in general. Mahua holds a Masters� degree from Yale University. She lectures at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and is listed under 100 most mindful women in India. Mahua is also on the Board of Directors of Three Wheels United, India an innovative tech-based financier for electric autorickshaws, and on the Board of Directors of Emergent Forest Finance Accelerator Inc., USA. <br>

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