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Energy Policy Expert, Energy and Climate Thinker and TV Commentator and Conference Moderator
Narendra Taneja is a celebrated expert, advisor and commentator on global energy issues, including associated climate questions. He is ranked among the best in the world on energy policy and energy geopolitics and energy transition and other associated issues. He is often presented as “a powerful voice” on energy and climate in the context of rich Global North and developing Global South.
Narendra Taneja's 2023 biography
Narendra Taneja is a noted global thought leader on the policy, security and geopolitics of energy.
His expertise range from energy policy, transition, geopolitics and governance to energy security and associated climate issues.
He is often cited as “a powerful voice” on the issue of energy and climate, especially in the context of the Global North and the Global South.
He serves as Chairman of the Independent Energy Policy Institute, a think tank based in New Delhi.
He is a Distinguished Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies in Oxford, UK.
He presides over the World Energy Policy Summit, a reputed conferencing organisation. He was President of the World Oil & Gas Assembly, a meeting place of top global CEOs and policy-makers, from 2001 to 2011.
He sits on several International Advisory Boards, including that of the ONS Foundation of Norway and the Energy Intelligence Group of the United States.
He is also a Visiting Professor at the NTPC School of Business in India.
Narendra Taneja is a known conversationalist and moderator on live platforms like TV channels, talk shows and conferences. He is a regular on Indian and international TV channels in debates and conversation and has appeared in global iconic shows like the BBC HARDTalk and CNN’s Amanpour.
Also a known political thinker, he had served as the National Convener of Energy Cell and as a National Spokesperson of the BJP, India’s governing party, for several years until recently.
He had earlier served as Co-Chairman of the Hydrocarbon Committee and Chairman of the Energy Security Group of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Chairman of the Energy and Green Economy Working Group (India) of the BRICS Business Council for several years. He had in his early days served as the South Asia Bureau Chief for a number of European business newspapers for many years.
His books include “The Far People – A Norwegian Journal”, motivational “My Thoughts, My Motherland – The Quest for a Golden India” and “Meethi Dhoop”, a collection of short stories in Hindi. He is currently working on two books.
He read economics, business, commerce, policy, leadership, diplomacy and international affairs at St John’s College, Agra in India and at the University of Oslo and the University of Oxford. He holds two post-graduate university degrees and several short-term university course certificates. He lives in New Delhi.
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