Neeru Shrestha, Ph.D. : Dr. Shrestha is a Senior Policy Analyst at Health Canada, Government of Canada, where she has made strong contributions in policy and project development, policy research and strategic policy coordination. Her work also involves international work where she has contributed to development of international frameworks and memorandum of understandings, and in lateral coordination at ministerial and other levels, involving organizations like Health Canada, Canadian International Development Agency, and International Development Research Centre. Having earned her Ph.D. in interdisciplinary domain intersecting economics, environment, and development, she is an active promoter of harmony between science and policy. She has contributed to policy documents of international importance such as that of the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) policy document. She has strong interest in Nepal, where she was a faculty member of Tribhuvan University.