Dr. Meera Atreya

Senior Scientist & Director, Europe Carbon Direct

Dr. Meera Atreya is the Director of Carbon Direct Europe and a Senior Scientist, helping organisations measure, reduce, and remove their greenhouse gas emissions. She holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from UC Berkeley and an A.B. cum laude in Chemical & Physical Biology from Harvard.

Working in climate change research and strategic advisory since 2009, Dr. Atreya recently led the Energy Transitions Commission’s analysis of the role of bioresources in climate change mitigation. She also co-authored internationally recognised research on alleviating the plastic waste crisis while at SYSTEMIQ, and was recognised for her cleantech expertise during her tenure at McKinsey.