Neeraj is a Senior Expert in Earth Observation (EO) and Spatial Data Science.
Neeraj has led a wide range of projects with a particular focus on applying economic frameworks to EO data.
His experience includes working with development finance institutions (World Bank and EBRD), public and private entities in the extraction of derivative products and indices from EO data, with a major focus on cities and infrastructure, development economics and natural resources management.
As a GIS specialist, he led the EO team on the World Bank funded ‘Urbanisation in Developing Countries’ and ‘Spatial Development of African Cities’ projects based at the London School of Economics and Oxford University.
Neeraj’s doctoral studies from the University of Cambridge utilises deep machine-learning algorithms to extract and classify urban retail infrastructure from earth observation data. He holds an MSc in Geoinformatics from The Energy and Resources Institute (India) and a BSc (Hons) in Physics from University of Delhi.