A photograph of Varun Sivaram


Dr Varun Sivaram

Visiting Senior Fellow, Columbia University Center for Global Energy Policy

Dr. Varun Sivaram is a physicist, bestselling author, and clean energy technology expert with experience spanning the corporate, policy, and academic sectors—most recently as Chief Technology Officer of ReNew Power, a multibillion-dollar renewable energy firm that is India’s largest. He is currently a visiting senior fellow at the Columbia University Center for Global Energy Policy. His previous roles include Director of the rnergy program at the Council on Foreign Relations, senior energy advisor to the Los Angeles Mayor and New York Governor. He serves on the boards of the Stanford University energy and environment institutes.