Arpan is Senior Project Associate at World Resources Institute India. He is a climate policy researcher with over 6 years of experience in the field of climate adaptation, mitigation, and finance. In his current role, Arpan is working on climate-economy modelling to understand the different low-carbon pathways through which India can decarbonize in a just and equitable manner. He has also been involved in conducting a Political Economy Assessment on climate action at the city level and in helping deliver capacity building for city level officials.

Previously, Arpan has worked as a Researcher at Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) where he worked on measuring resilience impacts of adaptation interventions and tools, adaptation finance requirements, valuation of ecosystem services and mapping systems of agriculture and adaptation finance.

Arpan holds a Master's in Regulatory Governance from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai and a Bachelor’s in Economics from University of Calcutta.

He is based out of Bengaluru and lives with his partner, Priyansha. In his free time, Arpan likes to travel, indulge in music, books, and movies.