Rajendra K. Pachauri

Professor, Organization leader

1940 –


Who is Rajendra K. Pachauri?

Dr. Rajendra K Pachauri is the Director-General of TERI (Tata Energy

Research Institute). He is an internationally recognized figure in

energy and sustainable development, having served on numerous boards

and committees including Director of the Oil and Natural Gas Company of

India; Director of the Indian Oil Corporation Limited; Chairman of the

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, established by World

Meteorological Organization and United Nations Environment Programme;

Director of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES),

Environment Agency, Government of Japan; Board of the International

Solar Energy Society; Member of the World Resources Institute Council;

Work Group Chairman of World Energy Council Committee on Developing

Countries; President of the Asian Energy Institute; Member of the Panel

of Eminent Persons on Power, Ministry of Power; Member of the Advisory

Board on Energy, Government of India reporting to the Prime Minister of

India; Member, National Environmental Council, Government of India

under the Chairmanship of the Prime Minister of India; Member of the

Oil Industry Restructuring Group, for the Ministry of Petroleum and

Natural Gas, Government of India; Member of the Economic Advisory

Council to the Prime Minister of India; and a Member of the

International Advisory Board of Toyota Motors.


Pachauri has also held several teach positions including Director,

Consulting and Applied Research Division at the Administrative Staff

College of India, Hyderabad; Visiting Professor, Resource Economics at

the College of Mineral and Energy Resources, West Virginia University;

Senior Visiting Fellow, Resource Systems Institute, East -- West

Center, USA; Visiting Research Fellow, The World Bank, Washington, DC;

and McCluskey Fellow at the Yale School of Forestry Environmental

Studies, Yale University.

Dr Pachauri holds a PhD in

Industrial Engineering and Economics from North Carolina State

University. He has authored 21 books and several papers and articles.

He was awarded the Padma Bhushan -- one of India's highest civilian

awards that recognizes distinguished service of a high order to the

nation in any field (January 2001).

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Aug 20, 1940
Also known as
  • Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri
  • R.K. Pachauri
  • Dr. R.K. Pachauri
  • Rajendra Pachauri
  • R. Pachauri
  • Hinduism
  • India
  • North Carolina State University
  • La Martiniere Lucknow
Lived in
  • Nainital

on July 23, 2013


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