Roshan Shrestha

Deputy Director, Gates Foundation WSH Team
, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
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Dr. Roshan Shrestha is the Deputy Director, Global Growth and Opportunity Division, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WSH) team of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He also led the Urban Sanitation Market Initiative of the WSH that deals with scaling City Wide Inclusive Sanitation and Non-sewered Sanitation globally through demonstration, capacity building, advocacy as well as mobilizing resources from development banks and development partners.

Dr. Shrestha spent seven years with UN-Habitat as a regional technical advisor (South Asia) for the water and sanitation program and Settlement Improvement Advisor for the slum upgrading program in Bangladesh before working at the Foundation.