Portrait photograph of Urmila Jha Thakur

Urmila Jha Thakur

Lecturer in Environmental Planning Management at University of Liverpool - University of Liverpool

Urmila has 18 years of experience with environmental assessment (EA) through research and consultancy. Her research interest is primarily on planning and management of environmental sustainability and in exploring ways for making policies, plans, programmes and project developments more environmentally sustainable. She has worked on both EIA and SEA, with a focus on e.g. health, climate change, education, green infrastructure, heritage and learning. Urmila also looks into environmental sustainability within the business and urban context. She takes special interest on developing and emerging economies. Urmila has been awarded thrice by International Association if Impact Assessment for her work on EA and has been involved in training the expert committee members of the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change in India.

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