Himanshu Shekhar

Himanshu Shekhar is a PhD candidate at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India. His research interests focus on understanding corporate decision making on sustainability and climate change. Prior to academia, Mr. Shekhar spent about 10 years working in software, sustainable finance, carbon management, and public policy. Over the years, he has developed corporate strategies on renewable energy, energy efficiency, sustainability, and climate change, collaborating extensively with internal and external stakeholders and providing consultancy to the government on infrastructure development, renewable energy financing, risk guarantee facilities, and climate finance in developing national-level schemes and frameworks. Mr. Shekhar has written multiple white papers on climate-related business, such as renewable energy, electric mobility, and water infrastructure on policy and financing. He earned an MBA in finance and strategy from XLRI Jamshedpur, India. He can be reached at Himanshu.shekhar19@iimb.ac.in.