ACEF Speaker

Virinder Sharma

Principal Urban Development Specialist,
Asian Development Bank

Mr. Sharma takes a lead role in managing delivery, maintaining strategic relationships, providing technical and advisory support to the ADB and to the UK Department for International Development (DFID), leading a team of 10 technical professionals and managing the implementation of 50 projects under the ADB administered multi-donor $150 M Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund (UCCRTF). Dr. Sharma is a sustainable development professional with more than 25 years of experience in designing, planning, executing, and monitoring programs on Climate Change, Renewable Energy, Environment, Urban Development, and Rural Livelihoods. He has worked in India, Kenya and the Philippines, and managed projects in the UK, Australia, People's Republic of China, and Nepal.