Arunava S.

Urban Development Expert


United Arab Emirates


Result oriented professional with 14 years' of International experience with globally pioneering development consultancies; Multidisciplinary approach with domain knowledge of master planning, architectural design and sustainability in large scale projects in GCC, EU and India; Ability to lead, schedule, budget and manage large master plans or individual buildings across all project stages; Experience in mixed use townships, high value real estate, retail, commercial, IT & Business Hubs, institutional campus, Green Buildings; Specialist in sustainable design systems, specifications and environmental regulations certified by Ministry of Non Renewable Energy, India ; International volunteering experience in Spain, Norway, UK for urban planning, policy guidance and capacity building in consultation with urban local bodies and development authorities; Demonstrable analytical and reporting skills with multiple publications with international research organizations: Excellent communication skills & ability to interact/coordinate in a global environment; Strong facilitation skills and experience of coordinating with municipalities, development authorities , consultants, clients, developers and project stakeholders; Demonstrable analytical and reporting skills with multiple publications with international research organizations: Twice Gold medalist for graduating with top grade in Thesis Projects at graduate and PG level; Multiple international awards for professional accomplishments including the UNESCO Young Planner, 2005 and Commonwealth Scholarship UK, 2008 awards; Presently pursuing MBA with specialization in project finance. Skills: Urban Planning & Design , Development Positioning Strategy , Feasibility Analysis, SWOT Analysis, Destination Development Planning, Build ability Assessment, Brownfield Development, Architectural Design, Sustainability , BIM & Building Energy Simulation, Estimation and Specifications, Design Management, Project Management, Project Coordination, RFP/Bid / tender documentation and analysis, Reporting with QA/QC, Team building & mentoring, stakeholder management Current project: Design & delivery of Mohammad Bin Rashed City, a 40 sqkm smart city


  • architecture / design
  • development
  • research & development
  • urban planning
  • economic policy
  • india
  • spain
  • norway
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries

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