Dhanush Dinesh

Dr Dhanush Dinesh is the Founder of Clim-Eat, a think and do tank to accelerate climate action in food systems, hosted by the Netherlands Food Partnership.

Prior to founding Clim-Eat, Dr Dinesh worked as Head of Partnerships and Outreach at the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). His previous work experience includes roles within the private sector, NGOs, and the UN system, in China, India, Thailand, and the UK. He has worked on a range of issues including climate-smart agriculture, forestry, environmental policy, climate change adaptation, and advocacy, at the national, regional, and global levels. Dr Dinesh holds a PhD in environmental governance from Utrecht University, where he studied science-policy engagement for climate action in food systems.