Radhika Lalit is the former Chief Strategy Officer of Mission Possible Partnership (MPP) and a Principal for CAI Cement and Concrete Initiative. In her role, Radhika advised on strategy and facilitates partnerships across the seven sector platforms established by MPP in sectors like aviation, shipping, trucking, chemicals, cement/concrete, aluminum, and steel.
Radhika specializes in incubating and launching high-impact initiatives engaging coalitions of partners across industry, governments, and the financial sector to drive platform solutions to combat climate change. She helped launch the Center for Climate-Aligned Finance to help financial institutions support the transition of their industry clients toward a net-zero carbon future. She led the design, creation, and implementation of the Global Cooling Prize, an international competition to incentivize breakthrough innovations in vital yet high climate impact residential air conditioning systems. The Prize, the innovation, and the impact it has spurred have been covered by the BBC, CNN, CNBC, the New York Times, Forbes, and other international media.
Prior to RMI, Radhika worked as a sustainability strategy consultant to over thirty Fortune 500 corporations in India.
MS, International Policy Studies, Stanford University
MBA, Finance and Marketing, TERI School of Advanced Studies
BS, Engineering, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University
Radhika was recognized as a Generation Climate Leader in 2021 by Environmental Defense Fund and as an awardee for the 40 under 40 award by Energy News Network in 2020.