Exceptional and talented masterplanner/urban designer with 20+ years of global experience in India, the US and the UK. Former Grimshaw Principal with extensive experience in leading multi-disciplinary teams of 10 to 35 to deliver worldclass, high-profile and often complicated masterplans of varied scales and typologies, that exceed clients’ expectations and achieve optimum financial results. Acute business acumen demonstrated through decision making, project and fee negotiation, team and project management. Ability to establish long-term working relationships with clients, resulting in increased project scope and remit. Astute collaborator in leading sensitive public and community engagement and consultations across several projects. A strong professional with an M.Arch (urban design) from the University of Texas at Austin, and a B.Arch (Hons) from the School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi, India. Passionate advocate of a human centric approach to design, creating viable and deliverable masterplans that focus on the experiential quality of place, support and enhance mental and physical well-being and nurture and foster communities. Equally, in embedding sustainable measures; challenging policy to develop regenerative designs to be truly progressive, adaptable, and appropriately resilient for an unpredictable future.
"Critical to ensure gender equality within the Construction Industry, to ensure each and every talent is fully respected, appreciated and valued for its contribution."