Gitika Goswami

Gitika Goswami



Gitika, with twenty-two years of experience in the environment and development sector, has been working as Associate Vice President at Development Alternatives (DA) for the last three years. Her current portfolio includes Climate Change Resilience, Inclusive Development, and Sustainable Consumption and Production, with a mandate of influencing and supporting public policy in the transition towards sustainable development.

She has been working closely with several networks – CANSA, Adaptation Fund NGO Network (AFN), and IUCN Ganges Brahmaputra Meghna CSO Network for six countries; and is an active working group member of Natural Capital for Green Growth Knowledge Platform. She has been a speaker at several national and international events, viz., UNFCCC COP 25 side events in Madrid, UNFCCC SB 50 side events in Bonn, Adaptation Fund Board meeting in Bonn, UNCCD COP 14 side events in New Delhi, Natural Capital Working group meeting at the World Bank in Washington DC in 2017, OECD in Paris in 2018, and World Environment Day events in 2018, in the last three years. Before joining DA, she has worked at WWF-India, UNDP, MoEFCC and Winrock International, and has several publications on her work.

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