By Rahul Mittal | 2 Feb 2017

Cistri, Urbis Australia’s international business, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rahul Mittal as Director of Planning and Design.

Rahul is a recognised leader in his field, renowned for working on major urban redevelopment projects around the region. He brings to Cistri more than 15 years of valuable consulting experience in master planning, urban design and landscape architecture across Asia and the US.

Cistri is now able to offer clients an integrated master planning, landscape architecture and property economics team based in Singapore, serving clients throughout Asia, the Middle East and beyond.

Cistri is now able to offer clients an integrated master planning, landscape architecture and property economics team

Peter Hyland, Cistri’s Regional Director, said: “We are very excited to have someone of Rahul’s profile and experience join us to grow this very important part of our business. As Asian cities continue to develop and grow, masterplanning successful and vibrant communities is key.

“Australia is home to some of the world’s most liveable cities. The combination of Rahul’s local knowledge and global experience and the know-how of our Urbis Australia colleagues creates a compelling client offer.”

Rahul added: “Being part of the growing Cistri business in Asia is a fantastic opportunity for me. I’m looking forward to working with the many talented people at Cistri and Urbis Australia to offer our clients global expertise with local presence and knowledge.”

Rahul has played a key role in many significant projects for clients in South East Asia and India. Among others he has been instrumental to the River of Life in Kuala Lumpur, Nusajaya Tech Park, Changi Airport Expansion, Johor Bahru CBD and Waterfront Redevelopment and Discovery City in Hyderabad.

He joins the firm from AECOM Singapore, where he was Director of Master Planning and Business Development for South East Asia.

In addition to his consulting work Rahul speaks regularly at real estate related conferences in the region and is a visiting faculty member at the Department of Real Estate, National University of Singapore.

Cistri represents Urbis Australia’s international business. Whilst Cistri and Urbis Australia represent clients in different parts of the world, collectively we have one goal – to shape cities and communities for a better future.

Through Urbis Australia, Cistri benefits from over 50 years of experience providing property economics advice to clients located and investing in Asia and the Middle East. The establishment of Cistri in Singapore enables us to better serve the evolving needs of our clients and offer the full suite of our services.

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