Anumita Roychowdhury is Executive Director, Research and Advocacy, at Centre for Science and Environment. She has had a distinguished career in research and advocacy on sustainable urbanisation, encompassing clean air action, clean and low carbon mobility and sustainable habitat to address the growing public health and climate crisis. She has worked extensively to build the campaign on Right to Clean Air that has catalysed several developments. She has written and published widely on environmental issues. She has played a strong international role in contributing towards urban air quality management strategies and participated as a member and an advisor in national and international committees and organisations. She is a recipient of the prestigious 2017 Haagen Smit Clean Air Award given by the California Air Resources Board, California, USA.