Our Team

K C Sundaram

Director

Founder of EICF and Indian Institute of Public Policy (IIPP), Founder - Managing Trustee Sundaram Foundation. He is a graduate of Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, Erfurt, Germany. He specialises in EU affairs.

Ambassador K V Rajan

Director, International Affairs

He is a retired diplomat and former member of the Indian Foreign Service. He has served in senior diplomatic assignments, including as ambassador in France, the US, the UK, Zambia, Algeria and Nepal. He has also held senior positions such as Permanent Secretary and Advisor, to the Ministry of External Affairs, President of Association of Indian Diplomats, Member of National Security Advisory Boards, and Special Envoy of The Prime Minister at African Union Summit. He is presently Chairman of Planet Water Foundation India , Chairman of KCSH Singapore, Chief Advisor to GM Corpsolutions, Chairman, Universal Peace Federation India, in addition to heading International Affairs activity of IIPP.

Rajarajan Rathinavelu

Researcher

Mechanical Engineering graduate from NIT, Jaipur, India with two master’s degrees from Germany, one in Industrial Engineering and another in Wind Energy Engineering and a PhD candidate in Sustainable Energy Economics at European University, Flensburg, Germany. Specialized in Renewable Energy Resources Planning and Management.

Peter Leander Jones

Intern

Mechanical engineering graduate from Loyola college Chennai, who is interested in Energy and Resource Management. A master aspirant in Environmental Management and a National Level Basket Ball Player.

Nadia Philip

Intern

A university student pursuing her Economics Honors from Christ University, Bangalore. She has an interest in clean energy sources, environmental economics and is also a sports enthusiast. In the future she would like to like to strengthen skills in that area.

Gomathy V

Inter (Energy and Environment)

She is a graduate in Social Sciences from Tata Institute of Social Sciences and she will shortly join her Master's in Society and Culture IIT-Gandhinagar. Her area of interest is public policy.