Ankit has worked on biodiversity credits and bio prospecting modules under EOS’ project on addressing deforestation in the Gunung Palung National Park in Borneo, Indonesia. Prior to joining EOS, he worked with the “Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity” (TEEB) research initiative and GIST Advisory, (India and UK). Ankit’s first master’s degree is in Social Work from University of Delhi, India. His second master’s degree is in Technological and Socioeconomic Planning from Roskilde University Denmark where he was awarded the COP 15 Climate Change Scholarship. His final year thesis was on Community Forestry and REDD+ in the Indian Himalayas. Ankit is also a certified Associate of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA), UK. His research interests are interdisciplinary in nature which include but are not limited to disaster management, ecosystem services, energy and environmental planning and corporate social responsibility.