Anup Karanth

Associate Director at TARU Leading Edge Pvt Ltd

New Delhi


Disaster Risk, Relief and Rehabilitation

Senior Mgt (VP, CxO, Program Director)


Anup Karanth is Associate Director at TARU Leading Edge, a research-consulting firm and focuses on design and delivering Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change projects programmes, business development, operations and knowledge management

Professional Experience

  • Directorjul-2012 - aug-2013

    TARU Leading Edge Pvt Ltd

    Lead Risk and Resilience Portfolio, Project Management, Strategy Development

  • Senior Consultantoct-2008 - jun-2012

    TARU Leading Edge Pvt Ltd

    Implementation of programmes and projects in the capacity of Deputy Team Leader-Expert-Specialist-Team member, Proposal writing and Bid management, Government support and programme support, Networking and liaison, Business strategy and development, Training and capacity development, Technical and strategic support to training institutions, Report writing and Quality assurance

  • Technical Specialistjan-2008 - sep-2008

    Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa Asia RIMES, Thailand

    Asses institutional systems for disaster management and EWS, Design and deliver need-based training to member countries, Conduct of first Regional Training Course on End-to-End Multi-Hazard EWS

  • Programme Coordinatorjan-2007 - dec-2007

    Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre, Thailand

    Programme Management, assistance for implementation of national demonstration projects, TA to local government to strengthening capacities for DRM, Manage multi-disciplinary teams and subject experts

  • National Programme Coordinatormay-2004 - dec-2006

    UNDP India

    Programme Management and donor reporting, Liaise with stakeholders MHA-GoI, UNDP-Partner agencies and academic institutions-State-District Administration and ULBs,Technical Assistance to States

  • Project Coordinatormay-2003 - apr-2004

    UNDP India

    Project conceptualization and planning of UEVRP-38 cities and DRR programmes, Course development for engineers-architects-planners-construction artisans, Development of Risk Management ResourceToolkit

  • Management Traineejan-2003 - apr-2003

    Confederation of Indian Industry

    Feasibility study of “Waste Incineration Systems in India”, inventory market opportunity, Desk study on Clean Development Mechanism issues in India

  • Associate Directorsep-2013 - sep-2015

    TARU Leading Edge Pvt Ltd

    Design of projects-programmes, Implementation of risk management projects in the capacity of Team Leader-Expert-Specialist-Advisor, Project management, Business development, Building strategic partnerships, Coordination and networking, Knowledge management

Volunteering Experience

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Awards & Certifications

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