K E Seetha Ram
Senior Consulting Specialist, Asian Development Bank Institute
Prof Seetha Ram is visiting professor at the Center for Spatial Information Science, University of Tokyo, Japan, and special advisor to East Japan Railways Company (JR East) for India High Speed Rail.
Prof Seetha Ram was a senior consulting specialist for capacity building and training projects at the Asian Development Bank Institute.
Seetha has published numerous books, contributed to edited volumes, and refereed papers on water-related issues, including sanitation, water management, and climate change. He is also task manager for the partnership with the Bill&Melinda Gates Foundation. He teaches and conducts research on public policies and institutional mechanisms that attract private finance and philanthropy.