2023 Food Waste Solutions Summit
May 16-18, 2023 | St.Louis, MO
In addition to being ReFED’s board member, Shashank is a Managing Director at BlackRock, where he focuses on developing sustainability solutions. Before BlackRock, Shashank was a Partner at Rhodium Group. At Rhodium, his research work spanned from analyzing the impact of policy and market developments on energy systems and greenhouse gas emissions to understanding the physical and economic risks imposed by a changing climate. He co-authored "Fueling Up", a book on the economic and emission implications of shale gas revolution in the US, and "Economic Risk of Climate Change - An American Prospectus", which studies the impact of climate change in the United States. Before becoming an energy researcher, Shashank worked as a software engineer at Microsoft.
Shashank holds a Masters in Mathematics & Computing from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur and Masters in Public Administration from Columbia University.