Raj Liberhan currently Director, India Habitat Centre (IHC),New Delhi,India, served in the Government of India’s financial services for thirty years, before moving to the non-governmental sector to head the IHC.
He has varied experience with a significant range of responsibilities at the senior level in government, public sector and NGO environments, building and sustaining organisations, programmes and missions with sector specific objectives and services.
As Chief Executive of the India Habitat Centre, for the last fifteen years, he has helped create a unique institution where various professions and institutions dealing with different facets of habitat function, interact, and attempt to resolve habitat related problems in a coordinated manner; and cooperate and collaborate with other national or international institutions. In these years, he has also anchored a public discourse on a variety of issues of concern to society and built a platform for public discourse amongst the intellectuals, public spirited citizenry and academics. The endeavour has been to facilitate conversations amongst the IHC’s audiences across ethnic and regional identities so that a vibrant social and cultural fabric resonates above everything else. The India Habitat Centre is the symbol of that resonance.