mvijendra at iihs dot ac dot in
2008 MSc, Environmental Policy and Regulation, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
2005 BA (Hons), Environment and Planning, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Mahima Vijendra has a Master’s in Environmental Policy and Regulation and a Bachelor’s in Environment and Planning, with a focus on urban regeneration. She has worked in a number of consulting roles both in the UK and India, across a range of themes including: strategic infrastructure planning, development planning, socioeconomics and sustainability.
Her experience includes working with/managing multidisciplinary teams to provide research, analysis and technical assistance on infrastructure strategies, economic impact studies, funding bids, socio-economic analyses, employment land reviews, policy research, environmental assessments and carbon management.
Mahima has engaged with local authorities such as London Boroughs, GLA and other UK Councils; central and state government departments such as UK DfT and the Karnataka State Government; other public sector agencies including TfL and Transport Systems Catapult; and a number of private sector clients.
Mahima is supporting the Tamil Nadu Urban Sanitation Support Programme (TNUSSP).
Elizabeth Prasanna has completed her Bachelors in Commerce at the Bishop Heber College, Trichy and her Masters in Social Work with a specialisation in Medical and Psychiatry from the Kodaikanal Christian College, Kodaikanal.
Elizabeth works as a social worker in the TNUSSP- Keystone Foundation and is currently working on the Menstrual Hygiene Management Project among adolescent girls and women.
Senior Community Sanitation Coordinator
Rajesh Subburaj is a development professional with a Masters in Development. He has prior experience in the retail banking sector with focus on rural lending and financial inclusion in various cities of Tamil Nadu.
As part of the TNUSSP- Keystone Foundation, Rajesh is focused on working closely with the urban local bodies in Coimbatore. His key areas of interest include working with governance systems, urban sanitation, and influencing behavioural change in communities regarding total sanitation, usage of decentralised systems and treatment of wastewater at the domestic level