Riju Agrawal is an engineer, former policy analyst, and finance professional. He is currently a senior private equity analyst focused on the energy industry. Riju graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard University with a degree in Engineering Sciences, where he was co-founder of the Harvard U.S.-India Initiative, co-president of the Harvard College Global Energy Initiative, and served on the board of the Harvard College Engineering Society. In 2011, Riju was selected to serve as a White House Intern, where he worked for the Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change to develop a report on Global Renewable Energy Policy. He has also held multiple internships with engineering and energy firms.
In addition, Riju was selected as a Future Energy Leader by the World Energy Council (where he leads the Economics of Energy taskforce), currently serves on the Board of Advisors of Spark Clean Energy, is a member of the Application Review Committee for South by Southwest Eco, is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, is a mentor for PowerBridge New York, is a Director for Suprex Learning, and serves as a Guide (mentor) for young entrepreneurs through The Resolution Project. Riju has also been accepted to Harvard Business School and is currently deferring his admission.