Alumni profile

Sachin Badkas

Thesis: Metachoice and Metadat Innovating with Environmental Policy Analusis in Europe, 2014

Promotor(s): Michael Faure

In his pre-doctoral background, most recently Sachin earned an M.Sc. in Environmental Science, Policy and Management, taught jointly at Lund University, Sweden, Central European University, Hungary, Manchester University, U.K., and University of the Aegean, Greece. His education also includes a master's in Business Management, in turn preceded by a bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering. He has had professional experience working for two years as Policy Analyst with the Ministry of Environment and Forests, India followed by a brief stint with the WWF-India Secretariat, both in New Delhi.

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Educational Background

M.Sc. Environmental Science, Policy and Management, 2008
Lund University, Sweden, Central European University, Hungary, University of the Aegean, Greece and Manchester University, U.K.

MBA, 2004
Indian Institute of Forest Management, India

B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering, 2001
Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, India

Professional Background

Policy Analyst, April 2004 to March 2006
Ministry of Environment and Forests, New Delhi, India

Research Interest

Career research interests span the intersections of Policy Analysis with Business, Environment and Technology. Doctoral research explored various aspects of environmental policy analysis in Europe - current practice, scope for innovative analysis methods, recruitment of analytical talent, and the opportunities of Big Data.

Future research might cover Big Data and Policy, game theoretic analysis of green technology procurement, and agent-based modelling of alternative economic or institutional systems