Hanif Rahemtulla
Principal Public Management Specialist, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, Asian Development Bank

Since joining ADB in 2017, Hanif’s focus is on leading and contributing to operational engagements in public investment management for better service delivery. Prior to ADB, he was the senior operations officer at the World Bank Group (2010–2017). He has supported operations in India, Viet Nam, Indonesia, Tajikistan, and Mongolia. He has a doctorate degree from University College London and is a postdoctoral fellow at Canada’s McGill University.

Insight

A sound governance framework, supported by qualitative and quantitative value for money analysis, maximizes benefits from infrastructure investments. 

Insight

Design a framework that minimizes extra-contractual renegotiations and upholds prudence and transparency.

Insight

To mainstream PPPs in the water sector, implement a holistic governance framework, foster an enabling environment, and incorporate transaction design.

Insight

Increasing disaster risks in developing countries call for strategic planning and investments in resilient and low-carbon infrastructure.

Explainer

Challenges include creating an enabling environment, national and sectoral planning, multiyear assessment of fiscal risks, and gaps in project preparation.