Dr Asha Ram Sihag, a former civil servant from the Indian Administrative Service, is engaged with the Resource Efficiency & Governance Division of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) as a Distinguished Fellow.
A public policy professional with close to four decades of experience in policy making, execution, research and teaching, Dr Sihag has held key positions throughout his career in ministries such as the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Department of Heavy Industries, and as the Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India.
Prior to his stint at TERI, Dr Sihag has also served as a Director on the Boards of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Ltd, ONGC-Videsh Ltd, and the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development. In addition, Dr Sihag has also been the Executive Chairman of the National Automotive Testing, R&D and Infrastructure Project (NATRIP).
With an MA and doctorate in economics from the Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA, Dr Sihag also has an M.Tech in Industrial Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.