Jagan Shah

Senior Infrastructure Adviser, Department for International Development, Govt. of United Kingdom
Advisor, Project TRANSSITioN

Mr Shah is Senior Infrastructure Adviser in the Department for International Development of the UK Government, where he leads a programme to support the PPP Cell of the Indian Ministry of Finance and is devising a new programme for developing inclusive, investible and resilient cities. Prior to joining DFID in 2019, he gathered over two decades of experience in urban development policy and practice, through advisory and leadership roles, most recently as Director of India’s National Institute of Urban Affairs. Shah combines in his work, his understanding of spatial planning, infrastructure design & finance, transportation, heritage revitalisation and livelihoods development. He has authored two books and his writings on architecture and urbanism have been featured by leading publications in India and abroad.