Maheshinderjeet joined as a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne. He worked as an Associate in GIST Advisory Pvt Ltd, India. He developed methodologies for natural capital valuation to account and internalize the externalities of the companies into their portfolios. He holds a master’s degree in Environmental Engineering from IIT Bombay, India and bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh, India. He has worked on air pollution emission measurements. He specialises in air pollution modelling and emissions inventory, water and wastewater treatment technologies, solid waste management systems, LCA, EIA and GIS.