Full Name
Narendra Taneja
Job Title
Independent Energy Policy Institute
Speaker Bio
Narendra Taneja is a New Delhi-based energy expert, advisor and commentator. He is rated as India's top expert on national and international energy issues.

He serves as Chairman of the Independent Energy Policy Institute, a New Delhi thinktank. He is also the Founder President of the prestigious World Energy Policy Summit (WEPS).

He is a Visiting Professor at the NTPC School of Business in India, focussing on energy policy and governance.

He was until recently the Chairman of Energy Security Group of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Chairman of the Energy and Green Economy Working Group (India) of the BRICS Business Council.

He had also served as the National Convener of the Energy Cell of the BJP, India’s governing party. He was a National Spokesperson of the BJP from 2015 until very recently.

Mr Taneja is well-known in public life as a thinker, politician and TV debator and conversationist. He is a regular on various national and international TV channels, including CNBC and BBC.

He has authored and edited three books, including "The Far People - A Norwegian Journal", “Mantras for A Golden India” and “Glory. Growth. Goals. – India’s Oil and Gas Industry”. He has authored thousands of articles and commentaries on energy policy, diplomacy, geopolitics, security and energy poverty and empowerment. He served as the South Asia Bureau Chief for a number of European business newspapers for over 15 years before quitting journalism.

Mr. Taneja is a celebrated speaker on energy and national issues. He is regularly invited to speak by universities, thinktanks, conferences, governments and big companies from all parts of the world.

He read economics, business, commerce, policy, leadership, diplomacy and international affairs at St John's College, Agra in India and at the University of Oslo and the University of Oxford in Europe.
Narendra Taneja