Kavya Dhir is a Sustainability Analyst at Governance & Accountability Institute. Her role consists of conducting materiality assessments, gap analysis and benchmarking research. She finds purpose in finding solutions to the challenges faced today with regards to integrating sustainability into all levels of society that will advance this shift.
A researcher and a lifelong learner at heart, Kavya is a LEED GA, WELL AP and holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering and a MSc. In Design and Energy Conservation. She is involved with many organizations, including ASHRAE, U.S Green Building Council, UN Green (R)evolution and ISHRAE. Kavya is motivated and a purpose-driven professional, who is passionate about sustainability, championing diversity, equity and inclusion, and deepening social impact. She is an optimist who looks towards a future in which our built-environment and energy production exist in harmony with us and the natural world. Kavya has experience with projects which integrate concepts of net-zero energy and carbon, high performance HVAC and healthy buildings, and general sustainability early in the building design process. Kavya is committed to accelerating the transition to a more sustainable environment with a continual focus on establishing the integrated bottom line: environmental stewardship, economic inclusion, and social equity.