Sarayu Madhiyazhagan

Project Officer (Nature Based Solution)

Ms. Sarayu Madhiyazhagan, Project officer (Nature-based Solutions) under UrbanShift project at NIUA. Read more about her below: Having over four years of experience in urban planning, policy design and various architectural projects, her interests lie in the field of energy and urban planning and self-sustaining economies, and she believes in working together to achieve equitable development. She had previously worked on World Bank and ADB development projects. Prior to that, she worked as an Urban Transit Design Fellow in the Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT), functioning under the Urban Development Department, Government of Karnataka. Sarayu is an Urban planner and Architect with a master’s in Urban Planning and Policy design from Politecnico di Milano. As a part of the academic studio, her project titled “Designing and diffusing Nature-based Solutions (NbS) for a resilient city with co-creation processes” was presented and published in Ri-formare Milano 2018. She enjoys sketching, travelling, and volunteering as a graphic designer in her free time. You can reach Ms Sarayu on her email at |