Megha Pawar

Megha is Environmental and Social Specialist with 30 years of experience in environmental and social management sector. She has worked with Government, Private Sector, Financial Institution, Not-for-Profit and Multilateral Development Financing Institutions including international projects in India, Mauritius and Philippines.

Prior to EMC, Megha was associated with NEERI, Kirloskar Consultants Ltd, IL&FS Group, and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. Her E&S experience include environmental and social risk management, safeguard implementation, E&S due diligence, environmental and social management systems, sustainable and inclusive development of infrastructure projects, corporate social responsibility etc. She has rich feild level experience in environmental monitoring, R&R assessment, stakeholder engagement, conducting FGDs, community consultations, public hearings etc.

Megha has extensive sectoral experience across various sectors such as urban infrastructure, industrial infrastructure, transportation, tourism, water supply, sewerage, solid waste management, hazardous waste management, health, education, WASH, livelihoods, women empowerment, and natural resources development. She has implemented many CSR projects in various geographies across country touching the many lives of marginallised people in rural India. Her projects have won many awards for innovative social solutions developed and impacts delivered.