Cities Business Leader, Southeast Asia
Chintan Raveshia is the Southeast Asia lead for the Cities business in Arup, a global planning, design and engineering consultancy. An architect and urban designer, he has worked with governments to shape and implement national, regional and precinct-level urban planning and design strategies, and deepened his local understanding and knowledge across many geographies.
In over 20 years, he collaborated on and led some of the most iconic projects around the world including Indonesia’s new capital city, Smart Urban Habitat Masterplan in Singapore, London’s Stratford City, and Dongtan – world’s first eco city, in China. Passionate about climate action, Chintan is undertaking research and work that galvanises the built environment against climate risks while exploring opportunities in food resilience, regenerative design, and active mobility.
He heads Arup’s Centre for Climate Action in Cities and is also a World Cities Summit Young Leader alumnus. He sits on Design Singapore Council’s advisory board, is a visiting lecturer at the National University of Singapore, and leads Arup Singapore’s Markets & Clients strategy.