Shishir Seth

Senior Consultant
, International Solar Alliance
Profile / Bio: 

Shishir Seth is currently working with International Solar Alliance Secretariat as Senior Consultant and primarily assisting in partnerships, coordination, program implementation, and strategy. He supported the preparation of briefs and inputs on the issues relating to solar energy, innovative policies, projects, programs, capacity building measures, and financial instruments to mobilize resources. He also worked with the World Bank, where he was seconded to the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) of India's Ministry of Finance to assist and oversee the World Bank, ADB, IFAD, GEF, and UNDP portfolio management for the Government of India. He has also contributed to developing, strengthening and integrating various information management systems for portfolio management that would help DEA for better communication, program management and decision on new projects and servicing unserviced sectors. He has been seconded by UNDP to key ministries like the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, the Ministry of Urban Development, and Department of Economic Affairs.