Rachna AroraTeam Leader at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Rachna Arora is working as a Team Leader in the Resource Efficiency project of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH funded by the European Union on issues related to fostering resource efficiency and secondary resource utilization. She is also working as a Team Leader on the GIZ Circular Economy solutions project to prevent Marine litter, financed by the German Ministry of Environment, Nature conservation. She has been working with GIZ since last 13 years under the bilateral projects, combi-finance projects of the European Commission and the partnership projects with the private sector with relevant Ministries and government departments. She has been supporting the Government of India (GoI) on policy formulation and its implementation. She is a TEDx speaker on Circular Economy. She holds a doctorate degree in environmental chemistry from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee. She was a member of the Inter-departmental committee set up by Niti Aayog (Policy think tank, GoI) on Resource Efficiency strategy and Research and Development (R&D) committee set up by the Ministry of Information Technology and Communication (MeiTY), GoI on electronic waste management. She is also a working group member of the FICCI Circular Economy Group constituted in 2017 to support industry research and dialogues on Circular Economy.