Vikalp leads deal identification and structuring for NatureVest in Asia Pacific. Over the past decade, he has worked in various capacities in climate change-related sectors to support the origination, project development, and appraisal of climate-smart investment opportunities. Most recently, he was the green investment team lead at Global Green Growth Institute, an intergovernmental organization, in Indonesia where he helped conceptualize and develop blended finance instruments, and innovative projects in renewable energy, sustainable forestry, and sustainable agriculture. Over the last 5 years, he has also closely worked with national and sub-national governments on policy and capacity-building initiatives to enable the mobilization of climate finance from the Green Climate Fund.
Vikalp holds an MS in Management Sciences from MIT Sloan School of Management and an MBA from the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.