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Arunabha Ghosh

Arunabha Ghosh is CEO of the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), India. He is also an Associate at the Global Economic Governance Programme, Oxford; Faculty Associate at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Oxford; and Associate Fellow at the Governance of Clean Development Project at the University of East Anglia. He is a member of the working group of the Royal Society’s Solar Radiation Management Governance Initiative.

Dr Ghosh was recently made a Global Leaders Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, Princeton and at the Department of Politics and International Relations, Oxford. Previously, he was Policy Specialist at the United Nations Development Programme in New York and has worked at the World Trade Organization in Geneva.

Dr Ghosh’s interests intersect international relations, global governance and human development, including climate, energy, water, trade and conflict. His recent publication, Harnessing the Power Shift: Governance options for international climate financing (Oxfam), comprehensively assesses the range of financing channels, funds and institutions and offers alternative design options for governing climate finance.

Dr Ghosh has presented to the President of India, briefed the Indian Parliament, the European Parliament, the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly and trained ministers in Central Asia. He has hosted a documentary on the water crisis set out of Africa, Diary of Jay-Z: Water for Life, recognised as an Official Honouree at the Webby Awards. He has served as Assistant Editor and Book Review Editor of the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities.

Arunabha holds a D.Phil. (Ph.D.) and M.Phil. in international relations from Oxford. He holds an MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Balliol College, Oxford, as a Radhakrishnan-Chevening Scholar. He graduated at the top of his class with a BA (Hons) in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University.


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