Rajendra  Pachauri

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Rajendra Pachauri

Chairman of the IPCC, joint winner of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize

Dr Rajendra Pachauri is Chairman of the IPCC, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and so is at the forefront of global efforts to combat climate change. In 2007 the IPCC was jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize with former US Vice-President Al Gore.

Since 1981, he has been Director General of TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute), an Indian based non-profit scientific and policy research organization. TERI does original work and provides professional support in the areas of energy,… 

Dr Rajendra Pachauri is Chairman of the IPCC, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and so is at the forefront of global efforts to combat climate change. In 2007 the IPCC was jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize with former US Vice-President Al Gore.

Since 1981, he has been Director General of TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute), an Indian based non-profit scientific and policy research organization. TERI does original work and provides professional support in the areas of energy, environment, forestry, biotechnology, and the conservation of natural resources to government departments, institutions, and corporate organisations worldwide.

In 1999, Dr. Pachauri was appointed to the board of both the Indian Oil Corporation Limited and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) in Japan. In 2001, Dr Pachauri was appointed a Member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India.

Dr. Pachauri began his career with Diesel Locomotive Works in Varanasi, India, before attending North Carolina State University where he gained a clutch of qualifications including PhDs in Industrial Engineering and Economics. In a long and distinguished career he has served on the boards of many institutions and committees.

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