Title: Associate Director – Placemaking Lead, India
Organization: Arcadis IBI Group
Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zohra is an architect and city planner focusing on the key areas of sustainable mobility, integrated land use planning, urban design and placemaking. She brings over 16 years of work experience across India, North America, Latin America, and Middle East regions. Her work involves creating policy and plan frameworks for compact growth, sustainable neighbourhoods, efficient public transit and inclusive public infrastructure; and creating designs for active streets and healthy public places.
Zohra is presently heading the Urban Planning and Design practice of Arcadis IBI Group in India and leading a multidisciplinary team of 30 professionals including architects, engineers, urban planners & urban designers, transport planners, landscape architects and communication experts. She has led multiple projects globally where the focus lies on strengthening capacities and institutions across governments and the private sector to promote a planning and design paradigm that prioritizes people, their safety and health over cars in city development.