Dr Om Prasad Gautam, PhD, MPH, MA 10 Behaviour Change Scientist and Public Health Expert, Senior WASH Manager - Hygiene for WaterAid UK
Dr Om Prasad Gautam is a public health expert and behavior change scientist with more than 20 years of work and research experiences in Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), health, behaviour change, child health, immunization, food safety, diseases surveillance and HIV/AIDS programme. Dr Om holds PhD from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), UK and Two Master’s Degrees, one in Public Health and another in Social Sciences. Dr Om currently works at WaterAid UK as a Senior WASH Manager – Hygiene (global lead on hygiene behavior change). Dr Gautam also leading WA's response to COVID19 on hygiene behaviour change. Dr Om is passionate about the role that sustainable behaviour change programme play through WASH and health programme in human development and brings his skills to the Health and WASH sector to improve the health, hygiene and wellbeing of the poorest and vulnerable groups in low and middle-income countries.