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Bindu Lohani

Ph. D
Global Head of Climate Change Practices
The Centennial Group
bnlohani [at]

Environmental Fields of Interest

Environmental Engineering


Dr. Lohani is currently Global Head of Climate Change Practices and Distinguished Fellow, Emerging Markets Forum, The Centennial Group, USA; Distinguished Visiting Faculty and Board member at Asian Institute of Technology; Board of Trustees in Institute of Global Environmental Strategies (Japan); Founding Board member Asian Water Council (Korea);  Chairman of Board, Clean Air Asia (Phi); Sustainability Advisory Council, Ingersoll Rand (USA);  Member of Advisory Board, Asia Pacific Center for Environmental Law (Singapore) and engaged in several other advisory think tanks and Boards.

Dr. Lohani was Ranking Vice-President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development until 30 June 2015. Prior to that, Dr. Lohani was Vice-President (Finance and Administration) of ADB.  

Before joining ADB, he worked for the Government of Nepal (relating to the infrastructure departments) and was Division Chairman of the Environmental Engineering Program at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), an independent post-graduate institution located at Bangkok.

Dr. Lohani holds a Doctoral degree in Environmental Engineering. Dr. Lohani is an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) of United States, a Diplomate of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Council.

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