Ramaswamy R Iyer: Joined FNVA as a Member of its Board of Advisers in January 2011.

He was formerly Secretary Water Resources in the Government of India, and in that capacity he was the initiator and principal draftsman of India’s first National Water Policy in 1987. (1990-99).
He was a member of two high-level committees set up by the Government of India to review the environmental and displacement/rehabilitation aspects of the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Project (1993 – 95) and the Tehri Hydro-Electric Project (1996-97), and was a Member of the National Commission on Integrated Water Resources Development Plan (1997-99). He has also been a member of many other Government Committees and Commissions from time to time.