Lead Urban Mobility, UN Humans Settlements Programme
Debashish Bhattacharjee leads the Urban Mobility Unit in UN-Habitat’s Urban Basic Services Branch. His responsibilities include development and implementation of innovative projects focused on improving access to the urban basic services of transport, waste management, energy and water.
Previously, Mr. Bhattacharjee has served in the Asian Development Bank, the UK Department for International Development and the National Thermal Power Corporation in India. His qualifications include degrees in engineering and management and the affiliation with leading professional associations. He is keenly interested in the application of science and technology in dealing with the issue of urban poverty and deprivation.