Varun holds a Masters degree in Energy Studies from IIT Delhi and a Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering from MIT. He started his career as a Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited. He has advised public and private clients on the areas of energy efficiency, demand side management, energy economics, energy policy & regulations, energy infrastructure, project feasibility, B2B opportunities, fuel efficiency standards, capacity building and developing deployment road-maps. His primary roles included business development, coordination with clients, project planning & execution and taking up thought leadership initiatives. Varun has a total work experience of about 3 years. He is a skater (for nearly 2 decades), an ardent chess enthusiast (for nearly a decade) and very recently, an open mic comedian.