Amit Bando

Chief Economist & Senior Advisor for Just and Inclusive Economies

Amit Bando is Chief Economist and Senior Advisor for Just and Inclusive Economics at Ceres, where he promotes innovative financing of clean energy initiatives and climate change mitigation/adaptation options. Working with institutional investors (with over $60 trillion in assets under management), Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies in more than 60 nations, he specialises in policy design, market transformation, and impact evaluation of programs. A proven leader in motivating talented and diverse staff in multicultural environments, Amit also specialises in evaluation and policy design to provide results-focused, human centered, science-based and market-driven solutions for sustainable impact. Throughout his career working for USAID, NASA, and other U.S. government agencies, he has provided expert analysis related to minority, women, and under-represented populations. A popular speaker at global forums, Amit has authored several publications including the widely used Economic Evaluation of Environmental Impacts.