Pallavi is a Senior Associate at the Advanced Energy Centre (AEC) at MaRS. She works on identifying opportunities and challenges for Canadian innovation in priority international markets. In her role, she also focuses on communicating thought leadership developed at the AEC to the energy community.

Pallavi is an energy and environment researcher. Prior to joining the AEC, she worked as a junior research fellow at the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. Her work focused on the Asia Pacific energy landscape and developing reports for industry and government stakeholders on maximizing Canadian energy opportunities in the Asia Pacific. Pallavi has also worked as a community animator and facilitator with numerous not-for-profits in Toronto. She previously spearheaded a project at CultureLink Settlement and Community Services, to promote environmental values among newcomers to Canada. Pallavi was a member of Earth Day Canada Tapestry Leadership Program;s first cohort focused on supporting diverse environmental leadership in Toronto and Canada. A passionate champion of environmental values, she believes in the power of people and communities to create a sustainable and better future.