ACEF Speaker 2019

Balasubramanian Viswanathan


As an IISD Associate, Balasubramanian works closely with its India programme as well as the Geneva-based Global Subsidies Initiative. His recent areas of research include improving subsidy design for energy access, coal power in India and tracking international fossil fuel subsidies. Bala has a background in mechanical engineering, energy policy and modelling. He has worked in projects across India, Canada and Sweden.


  • Deep Dive Workshop: The Subsidy Swap in Asia: Reforming Fossil Fuel and Electricity Subsidies to Drive a Renewable Revolution