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Manisha Bhartia

BDP India Head & Chair of WLI, ULI India;

Urbanism Director at BDP


With over 20 years of international experience as a master planner and urban designer, Manisha Bhartia leads the Urbanism sector for BDP in India and oversees the business operations of the India offices. BDP is a global design practice that delivers innovative and people centric solutions for the built environment.


Her core competencies include masterplanning, urban design, feasibility studies, and sustainable design. She has led the masterplanning of a wide range of projects, such as city masterplans, greenfield masterplans, smart city proposals, residential and mixed-use townships, and public realm strategies, in the UK, India, MENA, and South East Asia. Her mission is to create liveable, resilient, and inclusive urban environments that enhance the quality of life for the communities.


She is also the current chair for Women's Leadership Initiative for Urban Land Institute (ULI) India, where she actively promotes the role of women leaders in the real estate industry in India. ULI is a global organization that provides leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities. She is passionate about advancing the diversity, equity, and inclusion agenda in the urban development sector.

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