Ritu Kumar

Director, Environmental and Social Responsibility, CDC Group

Ritu works with the businesses CDC invests in directly to introduce high environmental and social standards. Ritu has over 20 years of global experience working on environment and social issues. As an economist based in London, she has built up extensive experience in value creation, research, capacity building, and management of environmental and social issues.

Until December 2013, Ritu was a Director and Senior Advisor to the emerging markets private equity firm, Actis, on environment, social and governance issues. Prior to that she worked with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation based out of Vienna.

Ritu has a BA and MA in economics from the Delhi School of Economics, and an MSC in economics from the London School of Economics.

 

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