As the SPOs, Auditor & Accreditation Body Engagement, Ashok look after the day-to-day activities of the Validation and Verification Body performance by conducting on-site visits, indentify training gaps etc. He will further provide training programs for VVBs. He will also support PMT, LPMT team for project review.

Mr. Ashok Kumar is a post graduate in Energy and Environment from School of Energy and Environmental Studies (SEES, Indore, India) and having 20 years of experience in Validation & Verification of CDM, VCS and GS Project, EIA, Safety Audit, Water Audit, Energy Audit and Assurance to Sustainability Report and GHG Inventories. In Validation and Verification of CDM, VCS and GS projects, he worked as a team leader and Independent Technical Reviewer (ITR) for renewable and waste management projects in India and South East Asia. He is also having rich experience in project development under CDM and VCS Mechanisms. Prior to Joining Verra, he worked for URS, RINA, IIT, Roorkee, Verve Consulting and Ministry of Environment, forest and Climate Change. He is having working experience in countries like Viet Nam, Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Thailand, Oman and Italy.

Mr. Ashok is having extensive experience in water auditing and water conservation projects under Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS). Mr. Ashok is an accredited professional from Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS). He is conducted many training program on water audit for Indian Aviation Academy and Private Organizations.

He is a Lead Auditor for ISO 14064, ISO 14001 and completed GRI training on Sustainability Reporting. He is trained on ESG reporting by NPC.

He is very fond of business networking, listening music, travelling to natural scenic places, reading literature books and discussion on current environmental issues.