Sameer is an energy technologist, specializing in field performance measurements, market research, formulation and management of projects/programmes, policy advice for transfer and diffusion of clean energy technologies. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s and PhD in Energy Systems Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay. He has more than 25 years of work experience in industry, research and consultancy.
He is founder and Director of Greentech Knowledge Solutions Pvt. Ltd (GKSPL) -- a research and consultancy company, based in New Delhi providing consulting services for design of energy-efficient buildings; improving energy efficiency and environment performance of micro and small enterprises; and deployment of decentralized renewable energy technologies. Since 1995, he has been part of several energy and climate related projects supported by SDC in India, Vietnam, Nepal, Bangladesh and South Africa.
Sameer started his career with an oil exploration and production company, the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (1988–1994). From 1994 to 2006, he worked for The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). He has been a visiting faculty at IIT, Bombay, and a member of several government committees for the formulation of renewable energy and energy efficiency programmes.