Manager, Energy Program, World Resources Institute (WRI) India
Sumedha is a Manager at WRI India’s Energy Program. Her primary focus area is energy transition in cities, energy efficiency in buildings and appliances. She manages the program’s initiatives to understand residential sector energy use in cities, designing and implementing behavior focused interventions on energy efficiency and energy conservation for households and roadmaps on building sector decarbonization. Sumedha is working with Turkey and Colombia on developing national roadmaps to Zero Carbon Buildings under the newly launched Zero Carbon Buildings Accelerator initiative. Prior to working with WRI, she was involved with the Bureau of Energy Efficiency’s standards and labeling program, while working at ICF International. She has a Masters degree in Natural resources management and almost 12 years experience in the climate and energy sector.