Himani has a keen interest in accessible streets, safe transport and urban planning. At The Council, her research is geared towards building connections between emerging technologies, travel behavior patterns and land use. This includes the analysis of risks constraining mobility of both passengers and freight, particularly in transport-poor demographic segments and the development of suitable interventions aimed at equitable transport.
Himani has 17 years of experience in land use and transport planning, road safety, participatory approaches, campaigns and business solutions development. Prior to joining The Council, Himani worked with strategic philanthropies, academia, consulting firms, and development authorities. She has actively developed policy notes and implementation strategies for urban local bodies, governments and UN agencies.
She is a professionally trained architect and urban regional planner. She holds a doctorate degree in transport planning from IIT Delhi. Outside of work, Himani’s interests include outdoor sports and working for artisans welfare.