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R.K. PACHAURI
Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION:
• Chairman, IPCC since April 2002;
• Director General, TERI (Tata Energy Research Institute) since April 2001;
• Director, TERI 1981 – 2001;
• McCluskey Fellow, Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (Sept – Dec 2000);
• Advisor (part time), Energy and Sutainable Management of Natural Resources, UNDP (1994-1999);
• Visiting Research Fellow, The World Bank (June – Sept 1990);
• Senior Visiting Fellow, Resource Systems Institute, East – West Center (May 1982);
• Visiting Professor, Resource Economics, College of Mineral and Energy Resources, West Virginia (1981-1982); and
• Director, Consulting and Applied Research Division, College of India, Hyderabad (1979-1981).

AWARDS, BOARD MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS:
• President, Asian Energy Institute (1992 – present);
• Member, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India (2001);
• Padma Bhushan (Jan 2001) – one of India’s highest civilian awards that recognizes distinguished service of a high order to the nation in any field;
• Director, Board of Directors, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (1999 – 2001);
• Member, Board of Directors of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Environmental Agency, Government of Japan (1999 – 2001);
• Member, National Environmental Council, Government of India (1993 and 1999);
• Chairman, The Darjeeling and Himalayan Railway Heritage Foundation, Darjeeling (1999);
• Member, Board of International Solar Energy Society (ISES) (1991-1997);
• Chairman, Work Group A – World Energy Council (WEC) Committee on Developing Countries (1993 – 1995);
• Member, Oil Industry Restructuring Group, “R” Group, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India (1994); and
• Member, World Resources Institute (WRI) Council, 1992.

EDUCATION:
• North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC (MS, Industrial Engineering, 1972; PhD, Industrial Engineering; PhD, Economics).

 
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