Ajay Suri

 

Name

Ajay Suri

Company

Cities Alliance

Area of expertise

Upgrading of Slums and Informal Settlements

Brief Profile of Speaker

              

Ajay Suri

Regional Adviser - Asia, Cities Alliance

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Mr. Ajay Suri isan economist and a development expert with more than 25 years of experience in formulating strategies and managing people-centred development programmes across various states and cities in India, south Asia (Bangladesh, Nepal and Maldives), south-east Asia (Myanmar and Vietnam), Africa (Kenya), West Asia (Lebanon) and Central Asia (Iran).  

His main areas of expertise are urban poverty assessment, city-wide service delivery profiling, participatory planning for livelihoods promotion and service delivery, programme management, and institutional strengthening for improved governance.  Throughout his career, Mr. Suri has advised governments, civil society organizations and the urban poor on the formulation of policies, strategies and programmes in response to the needs and aspirations of disadvantaged groups, such as slum residents, poor households, women, tribal population, among others.

 

In the past, he has worked with Government of India, a urban policy think tank, The World Bank, Asian Development Bank, and also provided consultancy services to USAID.

Working Group

Upgrading of Slums and Informal Settlements

Sub Theme

Slum Upgrading

Duration of presentation

10 –15 minutes (including Q&A)

[Soft copy of presentation to be shared by 10th December 2016]

Topic/ Title

Approach to in situ slum upgrading

 

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D. Ajay Suri
Regional Adviser – Asia
2nd Floor (NIUA offices), Core 4B, India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road, New Delhi - 110003, India |  Tel: +91 11 24617595 |  Skype: ajaysuri66
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