Dr. Raja Venkataramani is a Ph.D. on the Japanese Semi-Conductor Industry from JNU and holds a Masters in International Relations with specialization in International Management from the International University of Japan. He has over 25 years of experience in consulting and industry. He has extensive experience in leading practice development and advisory engagements relating to Programme Management, Public-Private-Partnerships (PPP), capacity building and institution strengthening focused on urban development. He has worked with several funding agencies and Development Support Institutions including the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, JICA (Japan), and DFID (UK). He has led over 25 consulting engagements including under major national and regional government initiatives with Deloitte and PwC.