I am a research and policy advocacy professional specialising in water, sanitation and hygiene. I advise several industry organisations and social ventures on WASH. I led the national advocacy and research team at WaterAid India and worked as the water programme director with the Centre for Science and Environment. I have written books on India’s traditional water wisdom, rural governance, trends in rural development and an UN-sponsored publication Water Voices From Around The World. At the moment, I am Coordinator of the SuSanA India Chapter.
I have a master’s degree in mass communication and an advanced certificate in integrated water resources management.