Prabhjot Sodhi

Sr. Program Director, Centre for Environment Education

Prabhjot Sodhi, with a total of 40 years’ experience presently (June 2021 onwards) Sr Program Director, Circular Economy at Centre for Environment Education. Previously Head UNDP Circular Economy – 5 years working with multiple donors in the space of Circular Economy (plastics) – Coca Cola, Hindustan Unilever Limited, HDFC Bank, Nyara Energy and Coca Cola Foundation. Working hands last 12 years in implementation in Circular Economy (CE) – sector strategies, systems thinking, materials flow, recovery centre, competence development programs, business models, informal sector, including safaii sathis (waste pickers), address the EPR domain, partnership across Governments, including ULBs, Civil Society, Recyclers in the domain of waste value chain. Mr. Sodhi has a diversified experience in leading and implementing projects in a wide range of areas in plastic waste management to climate change, natural resources, land development to livelihoods of poor, and marginalized in the tribal, rural, and urban spaces for the last 40 years. He is a passionate, open, self-critical, and reflective individual. Also, on board as Advisor to MRAI, EARTHDAY Network India and many more Institutions. In 2022 September conferred by UGC supported CV RAMAN UNIVERSITY, Khandawa, Madhya Pradesh – Professor of Practice. This has been in recognition of the experiences and knowledge on a range of issues. Also a part of several committees with Ministry of Jal Shakti, Niti Aayog and MoEFCC, Government of India.