Swati Ganeshan has 12 years of research experience and 3 years of media experience. She is a Fellow and Area Convener for Centre for Resource Efficiency and Governance at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). Her research is largely focused on geopolitics of natural resources and energy governance issues. She has led and contributed to research on geopolitics of conventional and non-conventional energy, role of energy in European Union (EU) and emerging power relations, assessing energy risks across fuels, coal and nuclear energy, critical non-fuel minerals for India’s energy interests, and global and regional energy security/climate cooperation.
She is currently also conducting research and outreach initiatives on Blue Economy and its role in sustainable development and geopolitics. She is currently the network manager of Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) South Asia Secretariat hosted by TERI. She has also coordinated TERI-ITEC capacity building programmes for international participants supported by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. She has edited a book and has several publications to her credit. She has a Masters in International Studies (Security Studies) from the University of Birmingham, UK, and Masters in Mass Communication from Jamia Milia Islamia University, Delhi.