Team

Two Oceans Strategy is a team of professionals passionate about the sustainability of natural resources and energy project. We utilise a range of perspectives and disciplines, working with public and private sector clients globally from offices in London and India.

Tom Mills

Director and Head of Research

Tom Mills is an experienced Team Leader and Programme Director. He publishes and is a reviewer in peer-reviewed international journals on sustainability, energy and natural resources. He has led the scoping, designing and implementation of multi-million-dollar development programmes for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and DFID. He has worked with award winning ESG investors on sustainability in natural resources and energy.

 

He is a Wynham-Deedes scholar, holds a first-class degree, a master’s in social and political science from Oxford University and an MBA from the Centre for Energy, Petroleum, Mineral Legislation and Policy (CEPLMP), which he holds with distinction. After school, he went straight into the British Army, where he earned his green beret, becoming one of the youngest officers to complete commando training in the UK and France.

Director and Head of Research

Tom Mills

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Bharath Tripuram

Senior Associate- Sustainability Analytics

Bharath Tripuram specialises in ESG analysis, net-zero energy solutions, GHG accounting, carbon offsetting solutions, policy research, green rating (buildings & cities) consultancy, sustainable greenfield and brownfield developments. He has worked with various private and public entities like UNDP, WB, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Ministry of Power, Government of Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan, Shakti Foundation etc.

Bharath Tripuram

Senior Associate, Analytics

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Hara Kumar Varma Namburu

Senior Associate, Methodology

Hara Kumar Varma Namburu is an experienced research professional in sustainability infrastructure and built environment. He has led and worked on the public and funded research projects with some of the esteemed organizations like United Nations, IFC, Department of Science and technology, as well as with various state governmental departments of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka. 

He has over 8 years of experience in developing research proposals, methodologies, performing technical analysis, preparing reports, and assisting in policy research and advisory projects. He brings in expertise on developing analytical tools, providing sustainable and economic solutions across wide range of aspects and scales, and leading green rating certification consultancy projects at urban and building level. During his professional career he has conducted several capacity building activities that include delivering training workshops as well as being a speaker for various educational conferences and training programs.  

Senior Associate, Methodology

Hara Kumar Varma Namburu

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Nidhi Madan

Senior Associate- Climate Change

Nidhi Madan is a climate change and sustainability expert with an experience of working with Government, academicians, the scientific community, bilateral and multilateral organisations. 

She has spent nearly a decade working under the bilateral cooperation project of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India and GIZ, wherein she has supported Government of India on climate policy research. She has supported seven states of India in accessing climate finance and developing their State Action Plan on Climate Change.  She has an M. Tech (Energy and Environment Management) from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. 

Nidhi Madan

Senior Associate, Consulting

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Damini Shewkani

Analyst

Damini Shewkani graduated with a Master's degree in Environmental Management from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. As an environmental graduate, she has worked with a not-for-profit called Centre for Environmental Research and Education (CERE) heading their solar installation project throughout Maharashtra as a part of a CSR initiative. She has contributed to preparing Nashik city’s GHG emission report and developed an environmental educational toolkit across Aurangabad and Latur cities in India. She has experience in building sustainability and Social Impact Assessment reports for companies across India.

 

She advocates climate change by conducting educational seminars at schools and colleges and specializes in raising environmental awareness via social media platforms. She has mentored international students on sustainable development in emerging economies and has worked with international organizations such as Greenpeace Australia Pacific and Habitat for Humanity.

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Damini Shewkani

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Shraddha Sawant

Analyst

Shraddha Sawant has a varied experience in the field of sustainability reporting, ESG disclosures, Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), environmental education, and food systems research. She has worked with G&A Institute, New York to publish a flash report for the investor community on trends within sustainability reporting among the S&P 500 companies. She assisted Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Ltd. to identify skill gaps in the Indian job market, create green collar opportunities in the space of food-water-energy nexus, and design course content for green literacy programs. She aims to drive sustainability initiatives in businesses and the society to build climate-resilient communities. She believes in the power of data to quantify environmental impact and specializes in calculating carbon footprint and conducting life cycle analysis (LCA) of products.

Shraddha’s journey in this field began during her trekking adventures in the Himalayas. The beauty of these unique ecosystems inspired her to pursue a career in protecting and conserving these habitats. She completed her Bachelor’s in Environmental Sciences from University of Pune, India. Alongside, she continued to pursue her hobby of trekking and travelled to diverse ecosystems across India to study the ecology and conduct socio-economic surveys of the nearby communities for which she was awarded a diploma in Sustainable Management of Natural Resources & Nature Conservation by the Ecological Society of Pune. She has completed her Master’s in Environmental Sustainability from University of Pennsylvania, USA to gain a management perspective. Her thesis focused on assessing the industrial food supply chains and providing assessment tools to build a closed-loop food value chain and alternative food systems.

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Shraddha Sawant

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