Gaurav Gupta asserted the importance of decentralization, particularly in India. He also shed light on the implications a decentralized society would have going into the future.
Gaurav Gupta is the Regional Director for Asia at Dalberg Global Development Advisors. He leads the firm’s energy access practice. His work includes developing social impact strategies for multinational corporations, expanding energy access, developing integrated disease solutions for pharmaceutical companies in frontier markets, and helping formulate strategies to fight human trafficking. Gaurav has also been a founding partner in a string of social ventures including two eco-resorts, a sustainable tourism online platform, an organic tea plantation, and an eco-friendly fair trade fashion label. He founded a leading Indian environmental NGO on climate change and also helped establish a leading public policy think-tank on Australian aboriginal issues. Gaurav holds an undergraduate degree in philosophy, politics and economics from Oxford University and a postgraduate degree in development economics from Yale University.
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