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Knowledge in Action for Urban Equality is funded by UKRI through the Global Challenges Research Fund GROW Call, and led by The Bartlett Development Planning Unit, UCL. 

Aromar Revi

Lead Co-Investigator WP5

Multiplying Translocal Learning in Higher Education 

Indian Institute of

Human Settlements (IIHS) 

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I am the Director of the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS), KNOW's regional partner for India and also a Co-Investigator for KNOW Work Package 5, Multiplying Translocal Learning in Higher Education. 


I am an international practitioner, consultant, researcher and educator with over thirty years of inter-disciplinary experience in public policy and governance, the political economy of reform, development, technology, sustainability, and human settlements.


Currently, I am a member of the Leadership Council of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), and co-chair of its Urban thematic group, where I led a global campaign for an urban Sustainable Development Goal (SDG). I am one of South Asia’s leading experts on global environmental change, climate adaptation, and mitigation, through which I have made significant contributions to human settlements development in India.


I am an alumnus of IIT-Delhi, the Law and Management schools of the University of Delhi and the Editor of the interdisciplinary international journal Urbanisation (Sage).


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