Narayanan E.

Urban Development and DRM Consultant at The World Bank

Doctoral DegreeGujarat University



Worked extensively in the areas of Urban Development Planning, Disaster Risk Management/ Post Disaster Housing Reconstruction and DRM Financing: Urban Local Economic Development Vision Making and Strategy Formulation, Urban Investment Planning and Financing, Public Private Partneship Policy Formualtion and Implementation of Urban Economic and Infrastructure PPP Projects Economic and Financial Appraisal of Urban Infrastructure and Services, Project Evaluation and Benefit Monitoring of Development Projects Disaster risk analysis Post disaster damage assessments and formulation of reconstruction and rehabilitation strategies Housing need assessments Design and implementation of home owner driven housing reconstruction Integration of housing reconstruction strategies with sustainable and inclusive post disaster development processes Interface with government, NGOs, Multilateral development organisations and civil society Disaster management funding Urban planning, land management and disaster risk mitigation integration. Extremely Self Motivated and Efficient in Delivering Time bound Consultancy Outputs. Good at Working with Multi-Disciplinary Teams. Worked extensively with Multilateral Development and Financial Institutions to Design and Implement Development Projects in South Asia such as the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Departement for International Development, UK. Advised the Ministry for Town Planning, Saudi Arabia, in urban and regional development planning policy making and investment planning. Interested in policy research. Published books and technical papers in international journals. Recent papers are published in the ASCE Journal for Urban Planning and Development USA), and Urban Planning and Economic Development Magazine (USA).


  • disaster preparation
  • urban planning
  • reconstruction
  • finance
  • slums / housing
  • india
  • sri lanka
  • saudi arabia
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries

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