Siddharth Pathak - Head of Political Advocacy

Head of Political Advocacy

Siddharth Pathak has been working with CAN since July 2013. He has followed the climate negotiations since 2009 and worked within the policy units of organizations like Greenpeace and British High Commission. This has enabled him to understand how government and civil society can help each other in responding to climate change.

He has worked and campaigned on various critical issues, national as well as internationally around climate policy and renewable energy. He has been strongly involved with strategy development and policy advocacy. He has worked with grassroots organizations and understands different perspectives of people especially the synergy between macro and micro level of governance. He regularly contributes to major dailies and publications on climate negotiations and low carbon development pathways.

Siddharth enjoys travelling to quiet and peaceful nature reserves as well as traverse through the mighty Himalayas. He is an amateur birder and photographer when not embroiled in the climate negotiations. Siddharth has a master’s degree in political science focusing on the political economy of decision-making.

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