Surya Srinivas Boddu is an architect and urban designer who has eight years of comprehensive professional experience in the field of architecture, urban design, planning and urban conservation, across various cities and towns of India and in Paris.

Before joining C40, he worked with AECOM Delhi and most recently as a consultant to the Government of Andhra Pradesh. As part of his professional experience he has been involved in large-scale public sector master planning, urban design, mobility, social infrastructure and retrofitting projects as part of the smart cities initiative with a focus on place-making, community participation, climate-responsive, people-centric design and emphasis on the public realm.

Surya is an amateur photographer, with an eye for cities, people, public spaces and urban landscapes. He enjoys travelling and is a movie buff. He believes in experiences and enjoys the journey.