Researcher biography

Srikanth Mangalam is an internationally recognized expert in public policy and regulatory delivery across various areas of sustainable development with over 20 years of experience in North America, Asia, Europe and Africa.

He is recognized as a visionary and a thought leader in public risk management with proven performance in establishing and delivering on science based and results-oriented strategies for safeguarding public interest and sustainable development using innovative technology and policy alternatives.

Srikanth is working as a World Bank expert on disruptive technologies and public-sector innovation including leading the development and publication of a report on “Internet of Things – The New Government to Business Platform” which provides a cross-country comparative experience and perspectives on the role of disruptive technologies in economic development. 

With over 13 years of senior management experience within a regulatory agency in Canada, he currently advises governmental agencies in developed and developing countries on the development and implementation of policy-based solutions to addressing complex issues in sustainable development including those arising from disruptive technologies in areas including trade and competitiveness, regulatory compliance, food and consumer product value chains, public health and safety, environment and climate change, and economic development.