Dhawal Ashar

Senior Project Associate – Urban Transport


Dhawal is an Senior Associate – Urban Transport at WRI India Sustianble Cities. He is based in Mumbai and working in the area of Road Safety. He is currently working on projects that impact city officials in Mumbai, Bangalore, Gurgaon, Karnal and Bangkok. His technical reports are focused on improving road safety through better urban design, better enforcement and accident data analysis. He also provides support with capacity building of city officials in the aforementioned areas, conducting timely road safety inspection on corridors and providing demonstration designs for road corridor improvement. 

Prior to joining WRI India, he was working as a Transportation Engineer with TATA Consulting Engineers, where he was responsible for activities ranging from transportation planning to the detailed design of roads in Greenfield development projects. Dhawal has 7 years of experience working as a transportation planner/engineer. 

He has a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Mumbai University, India and a Masters in Civil Engineering degree from Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Virginia, USA with a specialization in Transportation Planning.