Dr. Shilpi Kapur
Dr. Shilpi Kapur is a trained economist and has over 13 years of research experience in the field of environment and natural resource management.
She holds a PhD Economics from Washington University in St Louis, USA and before that Master’s and Bachelor’s in Economics from Delhi University. Prior to joining EMC, Shilpi was working as a Senior Fellow in TERI.
One of her key focus areas of research is designing policy instruments and governance and institutional mechanisms to foster circular economy. Shilpi has worked on multiple projects and research assignments for bilateral and multilateral organizations, industry and different Ministries and States in the Government of India on a wide range of issues and has coordinated and managed large, multi-team, long duration projects funded by international organizations such as Department for International Development and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway.
Her research has spanned many sectors including plastics, end of life vehicle management, solar PV, tourism, e-waste, and wastewater focusing on policy research, awareness generation and capacity building, and designing business models.
Apart from work, Shilpi enjoys painting Madhubani art, baking and gardening.