Khalid, Ahmad

JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Ahmad Khalid
    Jingumae 5-53-70, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8925, Japan
    +81 3 5467 1212

    Research Interests

    • Development challenges of developing countries
    • Energy and Environmental policy
    • Governance
    • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)


    • PhD in Management (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India)
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainability Science (Indira Gandhi National Open University, India)
    • MTech in Renewable Energy Engineering & Management (TERI University, India)
    • BTech in Chemical Engineering (Aligarh Muslim University, India)

    Biographical Statement

    Ahmad Mohammad Khalid is a researcher with a focus on sustainability and development issues in developing countries. His PhD thesis proposed a practical approach to facilitate measurement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the sub-national level in India in the form of an SDG Index. His current work involves implementation issues related to national and local climate action and governance structures.

    Before joining UNU-IAS, Ahmad served as an academic counsellor in the area of sustainability science with a leading university in India. He also worked as a research associate with a German think tank adelphi in their New Delhi office for over two years, conducting research, data analysis, and project management in the fields of renewable energy and energy efficiency.