Apoorva is a Helms Fellow with the Climate, Energy, & Finance unit of the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. She works on Financing Sustainable Cities Initiative’s Global Scan component that focuses on innovations in financing sustainable urban services. Her efforts are focused on developing a draft framework for assessing business models for sustainable urban services using end-user benefits.
Apoorva previously conducted research on national-level urban infrastructure programs in India, and urban redevelopment policies in Mumbai for Harvard University. Before Harvard, she worked as a coordinator for a capacity building program in built heritage conservation initiated by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority’s Heritage Conservation Society (MMR-HCS).
Apoorva holds a Masters in Urban Planning from Harvard University and a Masters in Architecture from the University of Mumbai.
Apoorva likes travelling, and going on historic city tours.