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Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran

Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran is The Economist's global energy and climate editor, responsible for coverage of the energy and utility industries, the clean energy transition, climate innovations and low-carbon technologies. He also covers climate and green infrastructure news in the US, and keeps a close eye on ESG trends as well as private sector commitments to zero carbon emissions.

He is an award-winning journalist, having previously served as the US Business Editor, and China Business Editor of the Economist. He is also chairman of The Economist Innovation Summit, a provocative series of global conferences on innovation.