He is also a Senior Associate with WRI’s Governance Centre and co-leads the global Electricity Governance Initiative (EGI) that seeks to strengthen governance of the electricity sector through increased transparency, accountability and public participation.
Bharath is also involved with WRI projects focused on social inclusion, reducing poverty, improving governance and making cities more equal and sustainable.
Prior to WRI, Bharath worked with Citizen consumer and civic Action Group (CAG), WWF-India and Toxics Link in India. He has been part of multiple civil society efforts and public interest campaigns in India and globally to strengthen and enforce environmental laws, improve urban governance, enhance citizen participation in decisions that impact their lives, and protect the rights of consumers.
Bharath has a law degree from the National Law School of India, a Master in Public Policy from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore and a Master of Laws from the National University of Singapore.