Sonia Chand Sandhu

Principal Evaluation Specialist
, ADB
Profile / Bio: 

Sonia is Principal Evaluation Specialist with the Independent Evaluation Department at the Asian Development Bank and leads Evaluation Capacity Development. She brings 28 years of international development experience in infrastructure operations, knowledge solutions, environment safeguards, and project management across multiple sectors at ADB, World Bank, and the private sector. She led innovative business lines and published knowledge products in key areas on livable cities, environment policy reform, climate adaptation, urban resilience and nature-based solutions and coastal and watershed protection. She has held multiple positions from team leader to technical team member of investments and technical assistance projects across various departments. She holds a Masters in environment engineering from College Park, Maryland, USA, a Bachelor’s in Architecture from Chandigarh, India, Executive Education certificate in the “Leading Economic Growth” Program, from Harvard University, and an Executive Diploma in “Urban Management Tools for Climate Change” from Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Materials

Title Date Learning Materials Topic
Ecological Considerations: Why Go This Far? 14 March 2013 Slides Environment, Urban Development, Water
Vietnam: Secondary Cities Development Project 29 October 2013 Slides Economics, Urban Development
Green Cities Initiative 12 December 2013 Slides Urban Development, Water
Urban Development and Water (Southeast Asia) 25 March 2015 Slides Urban Development, Water
Greenhouse Gas Inventories for Urban Operations in Southeast Asia: Challenges and Opportunities 27 August 2015 Slides Environment, Governance and Public Sector Management, Urban Development
Session Video - Greenhouse Gas Inventories for Urban Operations in Southeast Asia: Challenges and Opportunities 27 August 2015 Multimedia Environment, Governance and Public Sector Management, Urban Development
Interview Video - Greenhouse Gas Inventories for Urban Operations in Southeast Asia: Challenges and Opportunities 27 August 2015 Multimedia Environment, Governance and Public Sector Management, Urban Development
Sustainable Infrastructure Development Strategies (SIDS) for SIDS 08 October 2019 Slides Capacity Development, Climate Change, Environment, Knowledge Management, Regional Cooperation and Integration
Nature Based Solutions (Green infrastructure): Climate Adaptation 09 November 2021 Slides Climate Change, Environment