Asit K. Biswas Professor; Director, Water Management International Pte Ltd, Singapore, Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Glasgow

Prof. Asit K. Biswas is a globally recognized authority on water, food, environment, and development issues. With a distinguished career as an academic and senior public official in Canada, he has advised leaders in 23 countries, six Heads of UN Agencies, and multiple CEOs in Fortune 500 companies. Co-founder of the International Water Resources Association and World Water Council, he served on the World Commission on Water. A member of the Global Agenda Council of the World Economic Forum, he holds advisory roles with organizations like Pictet Asset Management and the Indian Institute of Technology. A recipient of prestigious awards, including the Stockholm Water Prize, Biswas has authored 89 books, translated into 43 languages. As the founder of the International Journal of Water Resources Development, he contributed to media outlets globally, reaching millions annually with his insights on natural resources, climate change, geopolitics, and business strategies. His extensive research reflects in over 935 publications and a Research Gate score in the top 2.5% worldwide.