Name: Vinaya Bansal
Vinaya used to work as a Manager - Market Alliances at WRI India Sustainable Cities. He was based in Mumbai and was responsible for engaging and collaborating with private sector with an aim to promote sustainable mobility in Indian Cities. His work was focused on energizing the entrepreneur ecosystem in sustainable transport, establishing a collaboration platform amongst large real estate developers and bringing in efficiencies in employee transport.
Vinaya has more than 11 years of experience spanning across the field of carbon, climate change, renewable energy, market based mechanisms, waste to energy, sustainable transportation, sales & business development, IT consultancy and analytics. Prior to joining WRI India, he was Heading Business Development at Emergent Ventures India, a consultancy firm in the field of carbon, climate change and renewable energy. Having joined Emergent Ventures as a start-up more than 5 years back, he was responsible for setting the business development team, opening of new offices across India. He has been associated with creation of long term strategies and restructuring of the company. He has been closely involved in identification and establishing of new areas for expansion of business. Recently he has pioneered a new division in the company called ‘Sustainable Urban Development’ focusing of sustainable transportation and waste-to-energy sectors.
Vinaya holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration specializing in Operations & Marketing from SIBM-Pune, and has done bachelor in Industrial Engineering from Thapar University-Patiala.