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Lydia Powell

    Professional affiliation

    Distinguished Fellow & Head, Centre for Resources Management, Observer Research Foundation

    Full Biography

    Lydia Powell has been with the Observer Research Foundation for over 20 years working on policy issues in energy and the environment in the Indian context. Her current interests include energy access, carbon constraints on energy use, clean coal & natural gas for energy, and environmental security. She has also worked for Norsk Hydro and for Orkla, two of Norway’s largest conglomerates whose interests include energy. Powell has three Post Graduate Degrees - two on Energy Management from Norway and one in Solid State Physics from India.