Tara Shirvani is an Iranian-Austrian thought leader, TED Talk speaker, scientific advisor and international activist on climate change, disruptive technologies and digital innovation. She currently works as an Expert for Disruptive Technologies and Sustainability at Autonomy Capital.
In the past she worked for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the World Bank in Washington DC. She is Aviva’s Women of the Future, a Forbes 30 under 30 Awardee and a Founding Member of the Climate Crisis Advisory Group together with Sir David King former Chief Scientific Advisor for the UK government from 2000 to 2007.
She is a frequent commentator for the Financial Times, BBC, Forbes Magazine, Foreign Affairs, Stanford University Press and Harvard University Press.