Research Director, Global Council for Science and the Environment
Mamta Mehra is an environmental professional with expertise in climate change, agriculture, and natural resource management. She has more than ten years of experience working in these sectors, and is currently working as Research Director for Global Council for Science and the Environment (GCSE). Besides this, she is also providing consultancy services to some environment and livelihood-based projects with national and international organizations. In the past, Mamta was Senior Fellow and Research Program Officer for Project Drawdown and has worked as an Agriculture Specialist and in different research capacities for Swiss Aid and UNDP-Australian Aid. She has worked at the World Bank on projects involving community-based agriculture insurance, capacity-building of civil servants on climate change issues, and resource conservation and diversified farming systems. Mamta holds a PhD in issues of resource management domain modeling in the agriculture sector and a master's degree in Water Resource Management from TERI (The Energy Resource Institute) University in India.