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