Kaushik Raj Hazarika is a Sustainable Development professional with experience in programme design, strategic policy development and project management in the areas of climate change, environment and clean energy. Currently, Kaushik is with SOFIES Group as a Senior Consultant working on projects across various themes within the broader area of climate and sustainability, and supporting the group in expanding its operations in India. Previously, he worked as a technical expert for an Indo-German bilateral programme on issues related to Natural Resources Management (NRM) along with the development of community-focused climate change adaptation strategies and climate risk assessments. Since 2015, he has also been serving as a Director for Reinenergy, an Energy&Environment start-up focusing on off-grid Solar PV installations and rural energy access. Kaushik holds a Master’s degree in Forestry Management from the Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal and a Bachelor’s in Engineering from Assam Engineering College, Guwahati.