Sanjay Pahuja is Lead Water Resources Specialist in the World Bank’s Water Global Practice, focusing on Europe and Central Asia region. His work area includes water resources systems planning and management, water institutions, groundwater, internal drivers of behavior and their impact on development outcomes, and water cooperation. Since joining the World Bank in 2004, Sanjay has worked on a number of operations and studies in South Asia, Central Asia and Europe, including country office assignments. He currently leads two global initiatives of the Water Practice – Complex Water Systems, and Field-level Leadership Development. Sanjay received a doctorate in environmental sciences from Massachussetts Institute of Technology, and a diplome from Ecole Polytechnique Federale Lausanne. Prior to joining the World Bank, Sanjay worked extensively in North America and globally on water and environmental management projects, as a water resources expert with CH2M HILL based in the San Francisco Bay area.