Vignesh Gowrishankar

Associate Director, Climate & Clean Energy Program

Vignesh Gowrishankar explores policies and programs designed to promote energy efficiency and clean energy technologies, improve the electrical grid, and make the production of natural gas cleaner and safer. Before joining NRDC, he spent two years in Melbourne, Australia, where he served as a senior policy adviser on climate change preparedness and mitigation at the Department of Premier and Cabinet for the state of Victoria. Previously he was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company. He attended the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras, India, and received his PhD from Stanford University researching solar cells. He is based in New York City.