Devashree Ragde is Manager for Climate Governance and Finance in the South and West Asia team in Mumbai. She supports the Climate Budgeting activities of Mumbai city and provides cross-cutting support in Climate and Infrastructure finance.

She has pursued urban planning from the College of Engineering, Pune and holds an M.Sc. in Urban Policy and Governance from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.

Devashree previously worked at Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy on revenue enhancement projects and policy-making for urban local bodies of Odisha. Prior to that, her work experience included project management for Pondicherry’s integrated solid waste management project, research on the Pune Smart Cities Mission at Flame University and planning Chiplun Municipal Council’s Septage Management project at PAS Project, CEPT University.

She also has independent consulting experience with Haqdarshak Empowerment Solutions Pvt Ltd on government scheme delivery and design. Devashree has been editor-in-chief of the National Organisation for Students of Planning (NOSPlan) in India. In her free time, she enjoys working out at the gym, travelling, reading and is an active Toastmaster.