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Shuva Raha

Shuva Raha

Fellow and Lead — International Cooperation

Shuva leads CEEW’s International Cooperation portfolio spanning four regions – Asia-Oceania, Africa-MENA, Europe, and the Americas, and is a member of the CEO’s Foresight team. She drives global governance-centric energy-development-climate initiatives amidst geoeconomic transformations, covering energy and resource security, decarbonisation, sustainable finance, sustainable production and consumption, and climate resilience. She engages with governments, industry, and institutions to impact sustainable development at scale, expand CEEW’s influence as a voice for emerging economies, and take the ‘India Story’ global.

Shuva leads CEEW's advisory to India's G20, Quad, and UN Energy Compact initiatives via partnerships with Union Ministries; is a Global Solutions Initiative Fellow, and a UNFCCC CoP Observer since 2016. Her co-authored 2020 report, Jobs, Growth and Sustainability: A New Social Contract for India’s Recovery, is archived at the US Library of Congress.

Shuva has ~25 years of experience in public policy, project management, corporate operations, and branding. Previously, as Head – New Initiatives, Energy & Infrastructure at the Confederation of Indian Industry, she led key assignments such as CII's work with the International Solar Alliance. Before transitioning to a career in public policy, Shuva was Chief Operating Officer of CMYK Multimedia, the infotech subsidiary of Pioneer Newsgroup, New Delhi.

Shuva manages her family's philanthropic initiative to finance the education of underprivileged students via the Subir Raha Memorial Scholarship. She is a Postgraduate in Advertising & Communications Management from NMIMS, Mumbai, where she ranked First and was awarded the Advertising Agencies Association of India Raman Memorial Trophy. She has a BSc Honours with Distinction in Life Sciences and Biochemistry from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.

  • 10,000Daily steps
  • 100Places visited across the world
  • 10Years of reviewing PC games