Labanya Prakash Jena
Labanya is working as a Commonwealth Regional Climate Finance Adviser at Commonwealth Secretariat. Prior to this, he was currently working as a Manager - Climate Finance in Climate Policy Initiative's (CPI) Delhi office. Labanya worked as a sustainable finance consultant at UNDP where he was leading in the development of India's sustainable finance roadmap in association with the Ministry of Finance. Before this, he worked in the financial services sector for ten years in various capacities in the private sector. He holds a Master's in Economics from Utkal University and a CFA Charter holder from CFA Institute. Besides, he is a Doctoral Scholar at XLRI, Jamshedpur. He is an avid writer on climate and green finance. His writings have been published on several national and international platforms, including the Financial Express, Business Line, LSE, and World Economic Forum.