Name: Maitri Shah
Designation: Consultant - Urban Development and Accessibility
Maitri Shah is a Consultant with WRI India Sustainable Cities. She works with the Urban Development and Accessibility team as an urban designer. At WRI India, she has been involved in projects such as the Indiranagar Metro Station Accessibility project and the HSR Neighborhood Improvement Plan. As part of her work, she has designed NMT networks and has also contributed to research on regulations and policy. Before coming to WRI India, she has worked as a GIS and Data analyst at Jackson/Clark Partners where they used data collected through community based surveys to fund for and design low income neighbourhoods in the city. She has also worked as an architect at Design Cell, Kamala Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture on Slum Redevelopment projects. Having lived and worked in India, Switzerland and the United States of America, she has first hand experience of participatory planning culture, and loves to work on collaborative projects.
Maitri holds a Bachelors Degree in Architecture from KRVIA, Mumbai and a Masters Degree in Architecture from the Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh with a focus on urbanism and sustainability. She is a city lover, an avid traveller and an aspiring cook.