Bio Mridula Ramesh is the founder of the Sundaram Climate Institute, focussed on waste and water solutions and education, and an active angel investor in cleantech start ups. A graduate with distinction of Cornell University, with an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Mridula worked at McKinsey in Silicon Valley before returning to India. Leveraging on her two decades of management experience, she teaches a postgraduate class on climate change and is a regular columnist for Firstpost and earlier, the Hindu. Her latest book is ‘The Climate Solution: India’s climate change crisis and what we can do about it. She is the Executive Director of Sundaram Textiles and lives and experiments in a net zero-waste house in Madurai.