The World Economic Forum today announced the nomination of Dr Arunabha Ghosh, CEEW’s CEO, as a Young Global Leader (YGL). Dr Ghosh is among ten Indians chosen by a committee chaired by H.M. Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
According to the World Economic Forum, YGLs are drawn from a pool of several thousand candidates and selected based on a proven track record, leadership experience, ability to overcome adversity and commitment to society. Ghosh was deemed by the committee to have committed his energy and knowledge to finding solutions to the most critical issues facing humankind. Ghosh, 34, after having worked at Princeton, Oxford, the World Trade Organization (Geneva) and UNDP’s Human Development Report Office in New York and equipped with work experinece in 30 countries, conceptualised and returned to India to establish the Council on Energy, Environment and Water as an independent institution that would address pressing global challenges through an integrated approach.
Learning about his selection as a YGL, Dr Ghosh said, “Becoming a member of the YGL community is an honour and I thank the WEF for considering me worthy. It is an endorsement of the exciting and innovative research, policy engagement and stakeholder partnerships for which CEEW has gained reputation within and outside India.”
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