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Rishabh Jain

Rishabh Jain

Senior Programme Lead

Rishabh leads the Technology Futures programme at The Council. His expertise revolves around critical minerals and renewable energy deployment, supply chain, and manufacturing. Through his work, he has influenced policy design, reform, and adoption. His core strength lies at the intersection of technology and sustainability with a focus on advancing the scale-up of RE projects whilst collaborating with company CEOs, senior government bureaucrats, and leading stakeholders. He has also been supporting various Indian Ministries for the G20 Energy Transition Working Group.

Some of Rishabh's recent work includes studies on scaling up solar manufacturing, building resilient renewable energy supply chain, tracking green bonds, framing decarbonisation strategies, drafting bioenergy strategies, and developing frameworks for managed (EV) charging to support utilities.

Rishabh completed his bachelor's in mechanical engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, and a Master’s in Public Policy from Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore (NUS). At NUS, he was the recipient of the prestigious Li Ka-Shing scholarship. In the past, he has worked with leading solar module manufacturers, startups, and industry associations.

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