Reena Suri, Executive Director with India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF) since 2013, brings over 21 years of experience in the Energy Sector. She is responsible for the research projects, advisory services, business development, training and capacity building programs, customer outreach activities, members relations and finances of ISGF.
Reena has been leading various initiatives to increase gender diversity in the energy sector. Reena has contributed to the various advisory services, whitepapers and research reports and pilot implementation projects of ISGF such as: Implementation Plan for Electrification of Public Transportation; Blockchain for Electric Utilities; Energy Storage Roadmap for India; Smart Grid Roadmap; Development of Roadmap for Implementation of Smart Grid and electric Vehicle Infrastructure in SAARC Region; and World Bank EV Project: EV Ecosystem Support for Kolkata.
She is the founder-editor of the Smart Grid Bulletin published by ISGF since January. As an outreach specialist, she has been involved in development of the Customer Outreach programs for the utilities implementing the Smart Grid projects in India. Reena has been leading various initiatives to increase gender diversity in the energy sector. The initiatives lead by her were helpful in enhancing networking and mentoring programs for women; creating awareness of and technology amongst women; and attracting women to technical education and showcasing role models.