Chandra Shekhar Sinha is an Adviser in the Climate Change Group at the World Bank. He was a part of the design team for the Prototype Carbon Fund though which carbon finance was established at the World Bank. Mr. Sinha has worked the energy, climate change, and climate finance space in the Latin America and Caribbean and the South Asia regions of the World Bank. He has also worked at JPMorgan, TERI-India, UNDP, and the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Chandra Shekhar has a Ph.D. and M.Tech. in Energy Studies from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, and a master’s degree in Physics from IIT, Kanpur, India.
Transitioning to a low-carbon energy future consistent with the goals of the Paris Agreement requires trillions of dollars of additional investment in the Global South.