Harsh has a strong interest in the energy sector, with more than seven years of experience in diverse roles. He worked on key initiatives on improving access to electricity in off-grid areas and conducted research for energy efficiency policy design in India. More recently, he led strategic marketing activities for GE's Water business in India, with responsibility for market development in new areas like energy neutral wastewater treatment and urban water-energy nexus. He also has keen interest in development economics, and has worked on development research projects at organizations like World Bank and Poverty Action Lab.
He earned his bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, and masters in Public Administration concentrating on energy policy from Columbia University.