Anvita Arora, is an architect and Transport Planner, with a PhD from the Civil Engineering Department of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi in 2007. She is currently the Program Director of the Transport and Urban Infrastructures vertical of KAPSARC, an energy and economics research think-tank based in Saudi Arabia. Before joining KAPSARC, she was the Managing Director and CEO of Innovative Transport Solutions (iTrans), an incubatee company of IIT, Delhi. The company had successfully delivered over 40 applied research and planning projects for 10 years under her leadership, to clients ranging from various city level and country level authorities to funding agencies like the UNEP, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, DFID and others. The primary focus of the work has been on supporting cities to become sustainable, inclusive and climate resilient.