The Knowledge to Act



Dimple Roy

Director, Water Management
  • Topics of Expertise

    Water management

    Water policy



  • Education

    Master of Arts – Environmental Design (2002): Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary.

    Bachelor of Arts – Architecture (1996): Institute of Environmental Design, Gujarat, India.

Dimple Roy’s work is focused on the areas of integrated water resources management, watershed governance, adaptive policy-making and sustainable agriculture.

As Director, Water Management, Ms. Roy is the lead researcher on projects on watershed management in the Lake Winnipeg basin, watershed governance, the use of economic instruments for nutrient management in agricultural watersheds, and community-based adaptation in the Canadian prairies.

In addition, she works in partnership with provincial and federal agencies to develop programs and delivery mechanisms in water and agricultural management.

Before joining IISD, she was a policy analyst with Manitoba Conservation, conducted policy and legislative analysis and coordinated the Manitoba Round Table for Sustainable Development. She has also been an environmental consultant on issues ranging from environmental education, sustainable community development to governance structures for effective resource management.

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