Speaker's Profile

Aditi Mukherji

Aditi Mukherji is leading ICIMOD´s Water and Air Theme. She previously worked at ICRISAT in Hyderabad, India, and has over 12 years of research experience on institutions and policies of water resources management. 

She is an executive committee member of the Permanent Consultative Committee on Groundwater set up by the GEF and FAO, and was awarded the Inaugural Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application by the World Food Prize Foundation for her policy work in West Bengal, India. 

She holds a Ph.D in human geography from Cambridge University, UK, and an MPhil in Planning and Development from ITT Bombay. She has published over 50 peer reviewed research papers and two books, and was interviewed by the BBC and National Geographic. 

She was the associate editor of Hydrogeology Journal and regularly peer reviews articles for many journals including World Development, Agricultural Water Management, Energy Policy, Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, and Ecological Economics.