Pavan Sukhdev

Founder & CEO, GIST Advisory

Pavan Sukhdev is the Founder and CEO of the GIST Advisory which evaluates performance of governments, businesses and NGO’s.

Sukhdev was awarded the McCluskey Fellowship at the University of Yale in 2011. He wrote his book “Corporation 2020” while teaching at Yale (2011-2012).

He was appointed Study Leader for the G8+5 commissioned project “TEEB” (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity), a study of the economic benefits of ecosystems and the consequences of their loss and degradation.

Sukhdev is a career banker and worked as managing Director at Deutsche Bank.

He joined UNEP to lead the writing of TEEB’s Final Report suite and to head UNEP’s ‘Green Economy Initiative’.