Shruti Bhimsaria leads Research and Strategic Partnerships for EPIC India. In this role, Shruti develops research partnerships related to energy and environmental policy, forms strategic alliances for AQLI, manages research, and develops and expands EPIC-India’s pipeline of applied economics research projects. Shruti recently served as the Head of Research at Climate Vault, a non-profit founded at the University of Chicago that leverages existing carbon markets to help organizations and individuals meet their carbon reduction goals. Before this, Shruti spent several years at J-PAL South Asia, where she managed their Energy and Environment Portfolio. She has experience working on energy access, air pollution, net-zero strategies, and carbon markets. She has also briefly dabbled in health and governance research. Shruti recently completed her MPP degree from the University of Chicago. She also holds a Masters in Economics from the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics and a Bachelors in Maths & Statistics from Banasthali University, India.