We want our training to be accessible to those interested, no matter where in the world you might be!
Our team is international and based all around the globe, reflecting CIET’s strong ties with Asia and Africa.
This team supports content design, data and code preparation, technical facilitation and technical session operation. Technical team for a training is provided in the relevant training page.
Dr Bishal Bharadwaj
Curtin University, Australia
Bishal Bharawadj is a quantitative economic geographer interested in evaluating environmental policies (energy, plastic, pollution and climate change) in heterogeneous context to identify strategies to ensure policies are effective and equitable. He is currently a Research Fellow at the CIET.
Royal University of Bhutan
Former Dean Research and Industrial Linkages (2015-2021) and Head of Department of Electrical Engineering (2011-2015). His energy research includes planning, management, audit, and energy efficiency) and renewable energy (mostly bio-energy, hydro, wind, and solar), illumination engineering, power systems (analysis, operation, and control) including smart systems (smart Energy, grids, homes and more).
Dr Philip Kofi Adom
Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA)
Philip Kofi Adom holds a PhD in Economics from the Swedish University of Agriculture Sciences. His research interest in energy and environmental economics including energy finance, demand and supply modelling, pricing modelling, energy transitions and efficiency, renewable energy and pricing, economics of wastewater and environmental pollution, and water use efficiency.
Dr. Monjit Borthakur
Cotton University, India
Monjit is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at Cotton University. His research interests include ecology and the environment, remote sensing and geographic information systems (GIS).
Hope Nyambura Njoroge
Strathmore University, Kenya
Hope is a Business Development Officer at Strathmore Energy Research Centre (SERC), focusing on developing new partnerships and nurturing existing ones in research, consultancy, and training portfolios.
Dr Ulemj Damiran
Mongolian University of Science and Technology
Ulemj Damiran has a BSc. in Automation of Thermal Process from the Mongolian University of Science and Technology Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, and the MSc. degree in Automation of Thermal Process from the Mongolian University of Science and Technology Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. He received his Ph.D from the North China Electric Power University Beijing, China.
Professor Rajesh Rai
Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Rajesh is a Professor of Forestry at Institute of Forestry. His interests include economic aspects of natural resource management, ecosystem services, invasive plant management, community based natural resource management and reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries
Chizoba Obianuju Oranu
University of Nigeria Nsukka, Nigeria
Chizoba Obianuju Oranu teaches in the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka and her main research areas are Environment and Development Economics with a focus on Forestry, Energy, Climate Change, Poverty, Food Security and Gender.
Dr Sobia Rose
Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Pakistan
Sobia is an experienced public policy expert with core areas of specialisation in agriculture, environment, and resource economics. She holds a Ph.D. in Environmental and Resource Economics and currently serving in a public sector research institute.
Associate Professor Telesphore Kabera
University of Rwanda, Rwanda
Telesphore is currently the Director of Research and Innovation and an Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering at the College of Science and Technology. His research interests include solid and water waste management, biogas, indoor air quality, CO₂ sequestration and climate change, environmental impact assessment, and strategic environmental assessment.
Professor Roula Inglesi-Lotz
University of Pretoria, South Africa
Roula is a professor in the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences. Her research focuses on energy and environmental issues seeks answers to pressing concerns associated with the traditional ways of consuming and generating energy, as well as investigating new, alternative solutions for higher efficiency in the consumption of energy and renewable fuels for generating energy.
Dinushika M. Yapa Abeywardhana
University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Dinushika is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Peradeniya. Her research interests include environmental, urban and developmental sociology, climate change, disaster management, ecological education, and human-animal relations.