Dr PV Ramesh is a physician by education and an international development professional by practice. Held senior leadership assignments for 35+ years in national, international organisations, including Government of India, UNOPS, UNFPA, IFAD, REC Ltd. Provided high-value strategic, operational, technical inputs on sustainable development to governments across Asia-Pacific, Africa, West Asia, Arab States, Europe. He has substantive experience in humanitarian relief, rehabilitation, reconstruction of conflict and post-conflict countries throughout the globe. Led hundreds of multi-disciplinary missions that designed regional/ national development strategies and programs for sustainable, inclusive development; appraised, monitored and evaluated development programs/ projects.