Sandeep is a co-founder at VNV Advisory Services, a social enterprise working with communities & climate change. He heads VNV’s ownership on low carbon social development projects such as sustainable agriculture, social forestry, clean cooking, water access , rural energy access, blue carbon and waste management. His work encompasses over 4 million rural households across the South Asia region (India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal & Myanmar) and over 40 NGOs and implementation partners. He is recently involved in spearheading VNVs efforts towards rural water access, crop storage, agri linkages and working with models of innovative financing through existing climate finance mechanisms to achieve scalability. He is on the board of numerous non - profits working on climate related projects including Worldview International Foundation , Bangladesh Bondhu Foundation & Environment Protection Center Nepal. He is recently involved in the set up of a climate impact fund for VNV to look at early stage investments for climate related start ups and also a revolving fund for blue carbon investments for marine conservation.
Sandeep has over 17 years of industry experience and is a Salzburg global fellow. He is also a director at “Carbon Initiative forum “, a non-profit working on climate change awareness and co- chair of the International Carbon reduction Alliance.