Nishit supports the domestic research team’s ESG program and other firmwide initiatives. He joined following his internship with the ESG team. Before Ariel, he was an EDF Climate Corps fellow at Crestview Partners. He also co-authored India’s first city-level low-carbon transition policy roadmap for the city of Pune. Additionally, Nishit co-founded ReHive, a venture consultancy firm that provides tailored venture-building support and scales climate startups in India. He received a bachelor of engineering specializing in mechatronics and robotics from Manipal Institute of Technology in Manipal, India. He also obtained a masters in public policy with certificates in finance and data analysis from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. Nishit is a University of Chicago Obama Scholar and a JN Tata Scholar.