Soumya Chaturvedula

    Deputy Director, ICLEI South Asia

Soumya Chaturvedula brings her training in Environmental Engineering and Environmental Management to the varied roles she has been playing in ICLEI South Asia since 2008. With design experience in water resource engineering and solid waste management, she is passionate about and works extensively with the sustainability team, focusing on supporting cities to tackle municipal waste, including plastic waste management. Experienced in climate action planning, with a focus on mitigation measures across sectors, she steers the development and implementation of cross-sector projects covering the fields of renewable energy, energy efficiency, air pollution abatement, and urban cooling. As the Deputy Director of ICLEI South Asia, she also provides strategic advice to multi-country development programs, the Government of India, various sub-national governments, and cities.