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Aditya Agrawal

Research Fellow

Based in: United States

Aditya Agrawal

Bio

Aditya Agrawal is the founder of D4DInsights, a mission-driven consulting firm that works across sectors to catalyze data and technology for sustainable development. Currently, he serves as the Chief Innovation Officer for the Global Carbon Removal Partnership at Thunderbird School of Global Management, and is currently working with the Pacific Community to launch Digital Earth Pacific.

With over 20 years of experience developing multi-stakeholder programs to increase data access, sharing, and use for better decision-making and action, Aditya has previously held leadership roles in establishing the Digital Earth Africa, Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, and Eye on Earth programs. He has advised the City of Los Angeles on effective SDG implementation, worked with Tetra Tech on open data standards and innovation strategy as part of the Enabling Crop Analytics at Scale program, and worked on numerous spatial data infrastructure programs in the MENA region. Alongside, Aditya has worked in numerous countries around the world, partnering with governments, private sector and civil society to develop data ecosystem approaches in support of sustainable development and national development priorities.

Today, Aditya also supports the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) on the development of a biodiversity data governance framework to support national strategies and action plans under the Global Biodiversity Framework and continues to advise UNEP on their broader digital strategy.