Maheshwar Prasad Yadav holds a PhD in Management from the Mewar University, India and double Master's Degree in Management and Sociology from the Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He has published over 12 research papers in journals of national and international repute. Dr. Yadav has over 17 years of experience in I/NGOs including United Nations (UN), of which over 10 years in WASH sector at senior level with opportunities of extensive managerial roles in WASH programs. He has good knowledge of development issues, solutions and the development cooperation and has a hands-on experience in conceptualizing, designing and implementing programs and projects, in complex multi-stakeholder environment. His major areas of expertise include program management, strategic management, quality management, entrepreneurship development, renewable energy and WASH. Dr. Yadav is currently leading Program Department as the Program Manager at NEWAH Headquarters. Being member of Senior Management Team (SMT), he is acting as charity water’s program focal person to ensure effective coordination and communication with the funding partners to maintain a harmonious working relationship.