Varun Sivaram

Varun Sivaram

Varun Sivaram is a physicist, Chief Technology Officer of ReNew Power Ventures, India’s largest renewable energy firm, and a senior research scholar at the Columbia University Center for Global Energy Policy. Dr. Sivaram’s previous roles include professor at Georgetown University, fellow and director of the energy programme at the Council on Foreign Relations, consultant at McKinsey & Co. and senior energy advisor to the Los Angeles Mayor and New York Governor’s Office. Forbes Magazine called him one of the 30 under 30 in Law and Policy, Grist selected him as one of the top 50 leaders in sustainability and PV Magazine named him the ‘Hamilton of the Solar Industry’. His books include Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and Power the Planet and Digital Decarbonisation: Promoting Digital Innovations to Advance Clean Energy Systems.

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