Dr. Kalim Shah
Advisor, Sustainable Development and the Environment
Kalim Shah is the Principal of Valinor Research & Consulting, LLC and is a recognized thought leader in the fields of sustainable development policy, corporate sustainability, environmental management and corporate social responsibility.
His clients have included governments, business and industry, academia and the non-governmental sectors in the Latin American and Caribbean region, the United States and Canada. He has built his solid reputation as a seasoned, forward thinking professional through a varied fifteen year career path including roles as a university professor at top institutions in three countries.
He has been an environmental impact assessment specialist on multi-million dollar internationally funded infrastructure projects; promoted renewable energy investment to developing countries and inter-governmental energy technology transfer partnerships and lead corporate social responsibility / corporate sustainability multi-country and multi-sector surveys to enhance national economic policies.
Kalim holds a Doctorate in Public Policy and Environmental Science from George Mason University, a Masters in Natural Resource Management and Bachelors in Natural Sciences from the University of the West Indies.