Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Convergence Energy Services Ltd., Government of India
Mahua Acharya leads the development of an electric vehicle ecosystem in India as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the state- owned energy transition company, Convergence Energy Services Limited of the Government of India. In her role, she is working to enable deployment of electric three wheelers, cars, and electric buses at scale and is involved in the buildout of charging stations across the country.
With a Master’s degree from Yale University, Mahua has over two decades of experience in carbon markets, renewable energy and organizational management.
Prior to her role at Convergence, she was the Assistant Director-General of a new multilateral organization the Global Green Growth Institute. She is one of the early pioneers of the carbon market, having worked at the World Bank’s headquarters in Washington DC during the days of the market’s inception.
Co-founder faculty of an executive education program at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, Mahua also serves on the boards of multiple international entities, and has appeared on international and Indian listings of women in leadership.