Manish Bapna has been appointed as a member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations. Mr. Manish is president and CEO of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Before joining NRDC, he worked as Executive Vice President and Managing Director for the World Resources Institute. Prior to this, he worked as the executive director of the Bank Information Center. He earned a BA in Electrical Engineering from MIT, an MPA in International Development from the Harvard Kennedy School, and an MBA in finance from the Harvard Business School.