Abhijeet Sinha

Program Director

We bring sustainability on center-stage because climate is tomorrows key responsibility of business and if you priorities climate, we help defining you its affordability says Abhijeet Sinha; currently serving as National Program Director of Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) program and Country Director (India) at Advance Services for Social & Administrative Reforms (ASSAR) with Adnl. Charge of ‘Project Director’ in National Highways for Electric Vehicles (#NHforEV2020).

He is a ‘Technocrat’ turned ‘Policy Entrepreneur’ with his cross-domain consulting in Hybrid Annuity Model (HAM) and conceptualization of energy infrastructure innovations like Annuity Hybrid E-Mobility (AHEM) for National Highway for Electric Vehicle (A prototypical transformative mobility program to convert National Highways and Expressways into E-Highways with Charging Stations and Public Transport fleets) under EoDB of ASSAR supported by NITI Aayog, Ministry of Science & Technology and current Cabinet Ministers.

Before joining currently Prime Minister of India then CM Gujarat Sri Narendra Modi’s Citizen for Accountable Governance (CAG) campaign during 2014 Parliamentary polls; Abhijeet started his career as a corporate banker, he later stepped in project consulting of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) initiatives with his expertise in delivering strategic level policy and ground level financial models for climate and green energy projects. He further served as Program Director at ASSAR studies in climate initiatives across India, Pakistan, Nepal, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives. Extending his services to other international bodies, he worked with projects under UNDP India, UNICEF India, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, CARIAA, IDRC, CRDI, Red Cross, Red Crescent and other studies under Universities of Cape Town, Ghana, Nairobi, East Anglia, Namibia funded by Dept. for International Development UK-AIDs in varied ASSAR projects.

He is currently in additional charge of Project Director - National Highways for Electric Vehicles and also on Advisory Board of Steel Users Federation of India and India Think Council. Member- Belgium Luxembourg Business Association, Member- Indo Dutch Chamber of Business & Sciences and has been a well known corporate’s consultant for Govt of India’s flagship initiatives and programs.

Abhijeet is a frequent traveller, Urdu Poet and taken as no-nonsense keynote speaker at public forums and news channels. On pro-bono he also contributes as Corporate resources for Centre for Entrepreneurship Development – NIFTEM (Ministry of Food Processing Industry) and on Board of Studies of AMITY University and also a Corporate Counsel to ENACTUS (DCAC & SRCC, Delhi University)