Dr. Aakriti Grover is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Geography, School of Earth Sciences, Central University of Tamil Nadu, India. She specializes in urban environment, urban health, and disaster management and is a World Social Science Fellow. She has published nine research papers in peer-reviewed journals and contributed three chapters to edited books, including a policy brief for the Global Sustainable Development Report by the United Nations.Dr. R.B.Singh is first Indian and second Asian elected as the Secretary General and Treasurer of the International Geographical Union (2018-22). He has been a Professor of Geography at the Department of Geography, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, India, since 1996. He is also coordinator of Departmental Research Support for the University Grants Commission’s Special Assistance Programme (UGC-SAP-DRS III), and specializes in land use, environmental studies, climate change, urban and regional development, disaster management, remote sensing, and geographic information systems. Dr. Singh is currently chair of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) - Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore (India), and a member of the International Council of Science (ICSU) and the prestigious scientific committee Health and Wellbeing in the Changing Urban Environment: a Systems Analysis Approach. Since 2012, Dr. Singh has been the vice-president of the International Geographical Union (IGU), the world’s leading geographical body, and was reelected for a second consecutive term (2016-2020).