Mr Rohit Magotra is Deputy Director, Integrated Research & Action for Development (IRADe), a reputed Think Tank in Asia. He also leads work on Sustainable Urban Development at IRADe. Over the last decade, his work is focused on addressing policy issues related to sustainable urban development, disaster resilience, and climate resilience. He has led multi-stakeholder consortiums in South Asia collaborating with national institutions, state governments, municipal corporations, non-government organizations, and academia for action research projects and capacity building. He has extensively worked on climate adaptive heat action plans in South Asia and is a founder member of the South Asia Heat Health Information Network.