Ishita is an Investment Expert at the Energy Charter Secretariat. She leads the development of Secretariat's flagship publication, the Energy Investment Risk Assessment. Her core task involves evaluating legal and regulatory risks to energy investment and advising governments on mitigation measures. She has experience working with countries in Central Asia, South Asia, Middle East and Africa.
Ishita is a common law qualified lawyer and holds an LLM in Energy and Natural Resources Law from the Queen Mary University of London. Prior to joining the International Energy Charter, she worked as an in-house attorney for the France-based multinational company, Air Liquide. Her areas of specialisation are energy, projects and infrastructure, and regulated industries.