Nitin Bassi is a Natural Resource Management specialist having nearly 15 years of experience undertaking research, consultancy, and training in the field of water resource management. Presently, he works as a Principal Researcher with the Institute for Resource Analysis and Policy (IRAP) and is based at their Liaison Office in New Delhi. His areas of work include River Basin and Catchment Assessment, Water Accounting, Institutional and Policy Analysis in Irrigation and Water Supply Management, Water Quality Analysis, Climate Variability and Climate-induced Water Risk Analysis, and Wetland Management. He has been engaged as a consultant/specialist in projects, research studies, and assignments supported by various national and international organizations. Some of these organizations include the European Commission, World Bank, GIZ, DFID, WRG 2030/IFC, UNICEF, WWF, IWMI, SRTT, and SDTT. He is engaged as one of the specialists for providing advisory services for the EU/BMZ co-financed action on ‘Development and implementation support to the India-EU Water Partnership (IEWP)’ and ‘Support to Ganga Rejuvenation (SGR)’.
He has co-edited three books, two of them were published by Routledge UK, and the third is under production with the Springer Nature. Also, he has published several book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles. He regularly reviews manuscripts for Water Policy, International Journal of Water Resources Development, Journal of Hydrology, and Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies.