Chief Design Officer, Godrej Properties, Mumbai
Educated as an architect in India and with a master’s degree in City Planning, Sustainable Building Technology and Real Estate Business Administration (minor) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA; Anubhav Gupta is currently Business Head for Godrej Group’s land holdings in Vikhroli, Chief Design Officer and Head of Sustainability and CSR for Godrej Properties Limited (GPL).
As an international award-winning Design Thinker, Gupta’s work is at the intersection of Business with Design, Innovation and Insight. For GPL, he is currently overseeing an upcoming development portfolio of over 100 million square feet across India spanning several asset classes.
With a prior consulting project portfolio worth over US$12 billion across sectors including infrastructure, regeneration, residential, mixed use, retail/entertainment, hospitality, healthcare, workplace, science/technology, education, transportation, and ‘place’ brand management, Gupta has worked on projects across continents for leading international business houses, consulting firms and global public sector agencies.
He is currently a Fellow and doctoral scholar (part-time) at the University of Cambridge (UK) in applied real estate finance & economics in the Dept. of Land Economy. He is a published author and has taught at MIT, Harvard, RISD and Tsinghua University among other international institutes.