Kalyani is a Senior Associate at the Carbon Trust, Singapore, focusing on the delivery of energy efficiency, internal carbon pricing and energy transition projects across South and South East Asia. She has worked on a range of coal retirement projects across the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, India and Pakistan, supporting the development of a methodology to screen and prioritise plants for early retirement. Kalyani also supported the delivery of the ASEAN Low Carbon Energy Programme, a 4-year project funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. Her specific areas of focus included the development of energy efficiency pilot projects, accelerating the adoption of energy efficiency finance, working with corporates to adopt energy management systems, and supporting energy efficiency policy and regulations across South East Asia.
Prior to the Carbon Trust, Kalyani completed her Master’s in Environmental Management at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies where she specialised in Sustainable Finance.