Based in Singapore, Charu Kokate leads the firm’s efforts in the region. An advocate for excellence in construction practice, Charu is integral to realizing and delivering complex projects which fully embody their original design intent. She connects, empowers and enables clients, contractors, and consultants—from project inception through completion. An active mentor to emerging industry professionals, Charu has a special interest in helping women in design shape their professional growth. In addition to public talks and lectures, Charu has served as a design judge internationally and in Singapore. Charu earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Pune in India and Masters in Architecture from Pennsylvania State University.