Gaurav Gupta

The Asia Director for Dalberg

Gaurav is the Asia Director for Dalberg, and heads their Access to Energy practice globally.  He has co-authored some of the leading reports on the off-grid lighting sector including the Lighting Africa trends reports in 2010/2012 and has led the upcoming report on energy efficient appliances, commissioned by Global LEAP.  His is currently working with clients on refining off-grid utility models and in developing the next set of products that help consumers move up the energy ladder. Outside of Dalberg, Gaurav is a serial entrepreneur and has setup two boutique eco-tourism hotels, an ethical fashion brand, a think-tank on tribal affairs and a green travel company.  In a past life, Gaurav worked as a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group, in their Sydney and London office. He read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford and holds a Masters in International & Development Economics from Yale.