Disha is C40’s Senior Programme Manager for Clean Energy. In this role, she manages the Clean Energy Network and supports cities to plan and implement ambitious energy programmes that aim at decarbonizing electricity, heating and cooling. Before that, she held various roles focusing on energy efficiency and clean energy transition.

Prior to joining C40, Disha was at the International Energy Agency where she was the energy efficiency coordinator for India. In this role, Disha worked on a wide range of topics including buildings, industrial and transport energy efficiency, and supported the IEA in developing the roadmap for energy-efficient residential buildings in India-timelines towards net zero buildings and construction, developing a policy package for mainstreaming energy efficiency in the textile sector. She also supported the IEA in drafting an energy-efficient stimulus recovery plan for India.

Disha holds a Master’s degree in Energy Systems from the Indian Institute of Technology and is an electrical engineering graduate.