Labanya Prakash Jena is the Regional Climate Finance Adviser Indo-Pacific Region at Commonwealth Secretariat. Prior to this, he was a sustainable finance consultant for UNDP - leading the drafting of India's sustainable finance roadmap in association with the Ministry of Finance. He is a management graduate and holds a Master's in Economics from Utkal University. He is also a CFA Charter holder. Besides, he is a Doctoral Scholar at XLRI, Jamshedpur. He is a prolific writer on climate change, sustainability, and finance.