Chavi is a Senior Analyst at CPI’s London office, bringing expertise in tracking and evaluating global and national climate finance trends, and climate policies. She leads CPI’s national tracking workstream, which aims to provide targeted support for countries to implement their climate finance tracking activities and develop their national strategies to implement NDCs. Her recent work with CPI includes tracking finance flows towards SDG7 for Sustainable Energy for All, UNFCCC’s Biennial Assessment 2020 and Overview of Climate Finance Flows report which supports the COP negotiations, developing methodology and guidelines for various national (South Africa, Kenya, Indonesia etc.) and subnational tracking initiatives, and CPI’s flagship series The Global Landscape of Climate Finance. She is currently working on a methodology to assess the alignment of India’s power sector finance flows with the Paris Agreement.
In the past, she has worked at CPI’s India office to develop a business case for mobilizing institutional investments in the renewable energy sector in India, and under the India Innovation Lab for Green Finance, supported CPI’s work on low carbon transit.
Prior to CPI, she worked with the National Council of Applied Economic Research, a New Delhi based non-profit think tank of economics and CB Richard Ellis, a commercial real estate services and investment firm. Chavi holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the London School of Economics.