Aparna Roy is an Associate Consultant (Climate Change) in Geovale Services.
Aparna is also an Associate Fellow and Lead, Climate Change and Energy, at the Centre for New Economic Diplomacy (CNED) in Observer Research Foundation (ORF) in New Delhi. Aparna’s primary research focus is on the politics of climate change, resilience building and environmental governance. Aparna, who has been a Commonwealth Scholar in University of Bristol for her Masters in Social Sciences, also aims to generate critical insights on the contested science and risk of climate change impacts on sustainable development goals (SGDs) in the global south, probe the effectiveness of building the resilience of the development sectors and explore the future of resilience in an increasingly climate-constrained world.
In addition to her ORF research papers aimed to influence India’s climate policies and diplomacy, she has co-authored Perspectives from India on Geoengineering published in a leading peer-reviewed journal Current Science. She recently contributed a book chapter in an edited volume, India’s Evolving National Security Agenda: Modi and Beyond. Her insights and opinion have been cited extensively, including in the latest bestseller Jobonomics: India’s Employment Crisis and What the Future Holds. Aparna contributes regularly to public scholarship via platforms such as the Times of India, Hindustan Times, and The Hindu.