Narayan Iyer
Senior Natural Resources and Agriculture Specialist, Agriculture, Food, Nature, and Rural Development Sector Office, Sector Group, ADB

Narayan Iyer leads the development of a regional Natural Capital Lab, a concessional and catalytic Natural Capital Fund, and supports sustainable food system projects at ADB. His expertise includes the development of sustainable agribusinesses, the protection and growth of natural capital, green financing from the farm level to corporates, food security, ag-tech, and private sector-led development. He holds a Bachelor’s in Technology (Mechanical Engineering) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.


Insights gained from natural capital accounting can guide the design of projects and public policies.