Saubiya has been associated with CWAS since 2019. She has experience in various aspects of municipal finance like budgets, investment planning, property tax and gender budgeting. She is currently exploring the idea of shadow credit rating for urban local bodies and climate finance. She also works in the water sector, offering city level support in preparing water secure and water balance plans. She holds a Master’s degree in Urban Planning with infrastructure specialization from CEPT University and a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from LJ Institute of Engineering & Technology with one year experience in teaching and academics. Her areas of interest include financing urban development, climate finance and participatory WASH governance.