Akash Bhattacharjee

2016 Honours Research Fellow

Sydney Law School

Akash Bhattacharjee is the 2016 recipient of the Honours Research Fellowship at the Sydney Environment Institute. He was recently a sustainable energy advisor to Pollinate Energy, a UNFCCC-recognised Australian social enterprise working to create viable solutions to energy poverty in India. In this work, among other things, he secured a deal to transition 600 people from kerosene and wood-based fuels to the less environmentally-harmful LPG source for cooking. Akash is also the political editor of The Amerigo, the student journal of the United States Studies Centre and former Education Director of the Sydney University United Nations Society.