Development Professional with over 20 years experience across diverse sectors including urban, health, rural development, social development, IT and
e-Governance. He has been advisor to several government agencies across India.
He has also supported governments of Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Jordan under bilateral and multilateral programmes.
He has more than 25 years experience of corporate and financial advisory, specialising in the core areas of Corporate and Business Strategy, Efficiency Enhancement, Municipal Finance and Management, Policy Framework and Institutional. He is founder of IPE Global Limited and has provided strong leadership and strategic direction to the group since its inception in 1998.
An Architect Planner with over three decades of unique experience research, academic and consultancy in urban governance, planning and development. He is presently working as National Urban Advisor to Sustainable Urban Development project in Kochi supported by GIZ. He is former Director of National Institute of Urban Affairs and School of Planning and Architecture New Delhi
Dr Dinesh Mehta
A Professor Emeritus at CEPT University, Ahmedabad also the executive director of the Centre of Water and Sanitation.
Dr Mehta was involved in global urban policy and dialogue as head of Urban Management Programme at the UN-Habitat headquarters in Nairobi. He also contributed significantly to urban policy formulation by Government of India.
Urban Governance and Finance Expert with over 30 years of experience in training and capacity building, state and local Government finance, economic development, fiscal analysis, economic review and municipal management. He has worked in over 10 countries for donors like DFID, ADB, CIDA & USAID etc. He has written several books on Urban Governance.
Marketing and Food & Beverage expert with 20 years’ experience in the hospitality sector.
She has worked with top brands like The Oberoi group, Hyatt and ITC Maurya. She holds a Hotel Management degree from The Institute of Hotel Management, Catering and Nutrition, PUSA, New Delhi.
Dr Kaustuv Kanti
Director of Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA). He also leads PRIA International Academy - the academic wing of PRIA. He has 25 years of professional experience with academic institution and CSOs. His expertise includes citizen participation, social accountability and democratic governance in urban and rural contexts.
An architect and urbanist,
co-founded Anagram Architects (2001) which is internationally
recognised for its commitment to sustainable lifestyles by delivering culturally relevant,
contextually responsive and resource efficient designs, through research into modern, traditional as well as
A Professor at CEPT University, Ahmedabad, teaches courses on urban infrastructure and finance. She is also the Joint Director of its Centre of Water and Sanitation at the university where She leads the work on Sanitation and FSSM Financing. Prof Mehta has over 40 years of experience in water and sanitation, urban development and infrastructure finance.
Associate member of Institute of Cost & Management Accountants, India.
Post Graduate Diploma in Housing, he has 30 years of experience in Urban Institutional Development & Was instrumental in promoting: Credit Rating of Municipalities in India.
PATH’s Country Director for India, Mr. Jain has more than 27 years of experience in strengthening organizations.
His strengths lie in setting up new ventures, organizational
development, and he has provided strategic leadership for change management in organizations across Asia and Europe
Chartered Accountant, with extensive experience in financial management, planning, accounting, commercial and regulatory issues.
A fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, he has been involved in Financial and HR Management of several development sector projects.
A Professor of Globalisation and Urban Development at the Faculty of Architecture and Design, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway. She has more than 20 years of experience in research on informality, governance, urban restructuring and participatory urban planning in cities in India.
Chartered Accountant is a Commerce Graduate from Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), Delhi University; and a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. She has been associated with several leading organisations which includes PwC, Oberoi Hotels, Bank of America and ABN AMRO.
Project coordination expert has over 30 years experience in project management in the development sector.
She holds a diploma in Computer Application and has worked under several prestigious projects with international agencies.
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