Mandakini D. Surie
Mandakini D. Surie is an international development practitioner and consultant with over 16 years of program design, development, aid, and grant management experience in South Asia. Her expertise is in the areas of natural resources governance (especially, transboundary water and the intersections with energy, food, gender, and climate change). With extensive experience designing and managing large and complex regional programs in South Asia on sustainable development, Mandakini brings her extensive knowledge and understanding of governance systems, institutions, and political economy dynamics to support the design and delivery of more effective and impactful program interventions. She has worked with government, non-government, and international development organizations including the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, The Asia Foundation, the United Nations Development Program, and the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative. A Chevening Scholar, she has an MSc. degree in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science, U.K and MA in History from Jawaharlal Nehru University, India. She is on Twitter @mdevasher.