Sanjay K Gupta, PhD

Water, Sanitation and Solid Waste Management Specialist

Areas of Expertise

  • Waste Management
  • Livelihood program
  • Strategy development
  • WASH and Waste Management Design and Implementation
  • Policy research and advocacy
  • municipal capacity building, knowledge creation, network management
  • Recycling Value Chain
  • Monitoring and Evaluation

Sanjay K Gupta comes with 16 years of experience in sustainable waste management, water and sanitation. His expertise combines in-depth research and assessments and practical trainings in the waste, water and sanitation value chain. His projects in developing countries have won several national and international awards for its innovation and financial viability. He has extensive experiences in Monitoring and Impact Assessments.

Key data

Qualification (Institute) Ph D in Social Sciences (Policy Research & Conflict Management) and several trainings in Water, Sanitation and waste management trainings across both developed and developing countries.

Jawaharlal Nehru University – New Delhi – India

Working languages English, Hindi (native), Assamese and Bangla (intermediate)
Years of Experience 15+
Nationality Indian
Country experience and regional expertise Sub-Saharan Africa: Rwanda, Kenya, Burkina faso, Tanzania, Egypt, Ghana, Swaziland

Asia: India, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal

Europe – Ukraine,

Americas: Colombia, USA

Select projects, roles, achievements and publications
Key clients
  • GEF – UNEP – SolarChill Project
  • EBRD – Kyrgyzstan Landfill rehabilitation and Resettlement Project
  • Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
  • KfW – Indonesia ISWM Project
Affiliations and networks
  • Resource Person for ISWM and MOOC on SWM
  • Core Committee Member – CWG – Switzerland
  • Core Committee Member GAIA – Waste and Climate Change