Mr Ashok Natarajan

Mr. Ashok Natarajan retired as CEO of Tamil Nadu water investment company. He has developed many water supply projects from concept to implementation through a model aimed at reducing life cycle costs and was personally involved in implementing the world bank operator training program in areas of NRW to over 200 engineers of Tamil Nadu State at Manila.

He is a Special Invitee and mentor for Central Public Health & Environmental Engineering Organisation, Govt of India, and National Task Force member to disseminate knowledge in implementation of 24×7 water supply projects under AMRUT 2.0 and member to evaluate start-up innovations and funding under govt of India start-up challenge.

After retirement, he has been actively involved in investing, mentoring, and advising technology companies in the areas of water management. Furthermore, he has been involved in designing and engineering underground sewer projects and wastewater treatment of IFC-funded projects in Bangladesh. He has held advisory roles for WATCO (SPV of Odisha state) in areas of metering and NRW.