Ritesh Kumar is a Program Associate with the Air Quality program at WRI India. Here he works on developing air pollution emissions inventory, research writing, geo-spatial mapping and analysis. He also undertakes policy assessment, data collation and analysis.

Prior to joining WRI, Ritesh worked as a Senior Project Scientist at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in the field of air, water and solid pollution for over three years.

Ritesh holds a Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.

In his free time, he enjoys traveling, reading, writing short stories and listening to music.