2008 MSc, Environmental Policy and Regulation, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
2005 BA (Hons), Environment and Planning, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Countries: India, UK
Cities: London, Bangalore
Languages: English, Kannada, Hindi, German
Mahima Vijendra has a Master’s in Environmental Policy and Regulation and a Bachelor’s in Environment and Planning, with a focus on urban regeneration. She has worked in a number of consulting roles both in the UK and India, across a range of themes including: strategic infrastructure planning, development planning, socioeconomics and sustainability.
Her experience includes working with/managing multidisciplinary teams to provide research, analysis and technical assistance in infrastructure strategies, economic impact studies, funding bids, socio-economic analyses, employment land reviews, policy research, environmental assessments and carbon management.
Mahima has engaged with local authorities such as London Boroughs, GLA and other UK Councils; central and state government departments such as UK DfT and the Karnataka State Government; other public sector agencies including TfL and Transport Systems Catapult; and a number of private sector clients.
Mahima’s most recent work was to project manage a case study focused on maximising the development potential, as part of the strategic economic case, of a major transport infrastructure scheme in London. It involved a team of development planners/economists, urban designers and property consultants.
At IIHS, Mahima supports the Tamil Nadu Urban Sanitation Support Programme (TNUSSP).