Dr Aditi Mukherji
Dr Aditi Mukherji currently leads the Water and Air Theme at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in Nepal. Prior to joining ICIMOD, she was a Senior Researcher at the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), based in Colombo, Sri Lanka and then in New Delhi, India. She has over 18 years of experience working on policies and institutions of water resources management with a special focus on water-energy-food nexus. Her areas of specialization are groundwater governance, energy-irrigation nexus and community management of water resources. She has worked in South Asia, Nile basin and in Central Asia and is currently working in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region. Aditi is a human geographer by training and has a PhD from Cambridge University, United Kingdom where she was a Gates Cambridge Scholar. She has an M.Phil in Planning and Development from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay and Masters and Bachelor’s degree in Geography from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi and Presidency College, Calcutta respectively.