Jaideep Bansal

Leader, Energy Access, GHE

Formerly, 6 years with Procter & Gamble. Currently, Energy Access Leader, Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE), working to electrify the remote mountain communities using Solar Micro Grids. GHE has brought energy access to 70 villages, empowering 25,000 people in the Himalayas. Has also been instrumental in providing experiential-based digital education to the students of the region by setting up Himalayan Innovation Centers with GHE, which have won the Design for Change Award two years in a row for sustainability projects. Foundation Board Member, Global Shapers Community, World Economic Forum, developing the vision and strategy for the Global Shapers community with 400 Hubs and 7,000 Shapers in 155 countries. September 2015, set the world record for the first electric bike to reach the highest motorable road in the world. Has highlighted the need for energy access as a speaker at several forums and has written articles for Renewable Energy World and the World Economic Forum. Has represented India at the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2016 and 2017. Featured among the top 10 people at Davos 2017 who will restore the faith in humanity. Regular marathon runner. Plays drums.