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 19 years, he collaborated on and led some of the most iconic projects around the world including the Indonesia new capital city, UK’s High-Speed 2 and Smart Urban Habitat Masterplan in Singapore. He has proven experience in masterplanning precincts and mixed-use developments, smart cities, transport and tourism strategies, urban regeneration, resilience and designing successful transit-oriented developments. Passionate about climate action, Chintan is undertaking research that galvanises the built environment against climate risks while exploring opportunities in food resilience and active mobility. He is also a World Cities Summit Young Leader and a visiting lecturer at the National University of Singapore.