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Surya Dev Prakash
Project Consultant , PwC Middle-east
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Surya Dev Prakash is an expert in Global Smart Cities-Management Consulting, Government Advisory, Programme-Project Management, Infra-ICT-IoT-Digital solutions, Project Finance & Economics, DPR, RFP Preparation & Proposal writing, Strategy Innovation & Team Management, Think Tank, International Trade/Business analysis, Market Strategy & Business Development, PPP & Vendors Management, Emerging Tech
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Area of Expertise:
  • Government/Governance, Reforms
  • Infrastructure, Technology, Engineering, Science
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
  • Trade, Finance, Economics, Cooperation, Global
Professional Experience:
Surya Dev Prakash is 7 years experienced expert in Global Smart Cities, Technology (Strategy, Innovation & Implementation), Infra-ICT-IoT-Digital solutions, Urban Infrastructure Planning, Programme-Project Management, Project Economics-PPP Business models, Emerging Technologies, Vendor Management, Governance, Public Policies Consulting etc. He is following the global smart cities development and has major contributions in more than 10 Smart Cities projects implementation phase for the topmost Indian Smart City Bhubaneswar, American Smart Cities-Columbus, Naperville; European smart cities-Barcelona, Vienna, Oslo, Copenhagen; PAN India 100 Smart Cities, Middle-East (Riyadh, Jeddah, Abu-Dhabi, Dubai, Makkah, Madinah, Dammam), ASEAN-Australian Smart Cities. He has published 6+ International research papers & 8+ whitepapers/ articles in Smart cities issues. He is confident, helpful & self-determined in what he does and performs best in several verticals for Public & Private sectoral clients. He has excellent managerial skills, able to manage multiple project teams of junior and senior consultants.
Certifications and Education
*Awaiting PgMP certification & pursuing IT Project Management courses.
PG Certification Course in Smart Cities – Management of Smart Urban Infrastructures, MOOCS by École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.
PG Certification Course in Innovation Management, MOOCS by Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands.
PG Certification Course in Greening the Economy: Sustainable Cities- MOOCS by Lund University, Sweden.
Masters in Economics, IGNOU, New Delhi, India.
PG Diploma in Urban Planning & Development, IGNOU, New Delhi, India.
B.E. Civil Engineering, Visvesvaraya Technological University, Bengaluru, India
Digital Mapping (QGIS), Indian Institute of Human Settlements, Bengaluru, India.
Affiliations and Achievements:
Major Clients
Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs (MoMRA), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Support & Sprints for Implementation of 5 Smart Cities.
Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Smart Cities Mission, Govt. of India: Smart City Bhubaneswar (India’s topmost) Implementation phase, Saharanpur & Moradabad Smart Cities Proposal Writing to participate in Smart Cities Challenge Rounds in Smart Cities Mission (SCM).
Smart City Barcelona, Barcelona City Council, Spain, EU: Digitalization and efficient service deliveries of Digital Smart Cities Projects.
Smart City Naperville, Illinois, USA: Preparation of Smart cities transformation Roadmap and RFI preparation for digital & IT solutions.
Smart City Vienna, Austria: Smart Energy system feasibility studies for Municipality.
Smart Nation Singapore: Reshaping its mobility system to reduce congestion, improving efficiencies through data analytics & traffic sensing.
Smart City Columbus, Ohio, USA: Smart strategy case studies on mobility, smart logistics, connected citizens and sustainable transportation.
Ministry of Electronics & IT, Govt. Of India: Smart Cities’ Citizen Engagement Platform-MyGov for Smart Cities.
DIT, British High Commission, New Delhi, India: Smart Cities Investment Market Research project for SCM.
Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India: Transportation Planning & implementation of Road construction under PMGSY project.
Smart Cities Consulting Advisor to several MNCs for techno-business consulting projects.

Global Membership for Smart Cities Development
Smart Cities Council, PMI-WDC, SMARTNET, City Protocol, European Union Consultant-H2020 project, ITU-U4SSC, ISO, WB-ICT Green Growth, IEEE & MIT MEDIA LABS-Smart Cities, Board Member for Reviewing Technical journal at International Journal of Urban Planning and Smart Cities (IJUPSC).
Smart Cities Research Papers & Articles
Strategy for the Development of Smart Cities- Area Based Development (Retrofitting, Redevelopment, Greenfield Development) & Pan City.
Smart Housing- A Future Trend of Living: Sustainability, Affordability & Smart Housing Techniques.
Smart Sustainable Cities- A need for 21st Centuries.
Understanding the Concepts of Smart Cities.
Leveraging ICT & Digital Solutions in Smart Cities Development.
Feasibility study of Economic investment in Smart Cities Projects.
Taking the Heat off Data Centers in the Future for Smart Cities.

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    Years of Experience:
    5-10 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Hindi
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