(Dr) A. Damodaran

Professor, IIM Bangalore: 2005-present.

Academic Positions:

Professional Appointments

Environmental Fellow, US Environment Protection Agency, Region V, Atlanta, USA, 1994 (first Quarter) 
Visiting Fellow, International Institute of Sustainable Development, Winnipeg, Canada 2000-2001 (concurrent with University of Manitoba Visiting Professorship)   

Corporate / Public Sector Leadership

Chairperson of the GOI Technical Advisory Committee of BIOFIN India since 2015-19.

Member ,High Level Panel Panel (HLP 2) of the (UN) CBD on Global Assessment of Resources for Implementing the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 during 2013-14.

Member of the International Expert Group of the (UN) CBD to assess financial resources for the Global Environmental Facility’s Sixth Replenishment Exercise 2014-16 .

Member, International Expert Group to assess financial resources for Global Environmental Facility(GEF)-5 Replenishment  Exercise, UN Convention on Biological Diversity, Montreal.2011-13

Member Expert Group on IPR Strategies for SMEs, WIPO, Geneva (2009)

Chair, Advisory Committee on IPRs, Kerala State Council for Science, Technology, and Environment, Government of Kerala 2007-2009
Member, High Level Task Force on Price Stabilization of Plantation Commodities – 2006 – 2007, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India
Member, Expert Advisory Group on the ‘UN Convention on Desertification’, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India – 2004 and ongoing
Member, Expert Advisory Group on the ‘Precautionary Principle Approaches to Trade and Environment’, Ministry of Environment and Forests – 2004 and ongoing
Member, International Steering Committee, Code of Conduct for Coffee Community, GTZ – European Coffee Federation, Germany and the Netherlands 2004-2006
Member, Core Committee on Tea Futures, United Planters Association of Southern India, 2002-2004
Member, WTO Cell, Government of Karnataka, 2000-2003
Member, Madhya Pradesh Biodiversity Board, 2000 -2003
Member, Standing Committee on the Sustainable Use of Biodiversity, Madhya Pradesh Biodiversity Board, 2000 -2004
Member, Standing Committee on the Equitable Sharing of Benefits, Madhya Pradesh Biodiversity Board, 2000 – 2004
Member, Spices Board of India Committee on Fixation of Pesticides Residue Limits for Spices under the Codex Alimentarius Commission, 1998-2000.