Meet the Team

Shima Niavaranikheiri

Consultant - Strategic Planning
B. Town Planning (Tehran Uni), M. Urban Planning (UTS)

Shima is a recent master’s in planning graduate with experience in town planning, research, demographic analysis. Relevant experience in the provision of preliminary advice and managing relevant development application requirements, such as strategic land planning (rezoning), urban and rural design assessment, and the execution of comprehensive design frameworks and planning strategies into land-use policies.

Expertise areas

  • Assist with the assessment of potential development sites, including developing comprehensive assessment reports
  • Help clients prepare and submit planning applications to meet their specific goals and requirements
  • Research, interpret, and develop reports on policies, trends, and legislation pertaining to development and
  • environmental planning

Select project experience

  • Participated in the Tehran Metro and proposal plan, including undertaking planning analyses and identifying potential risks to the heritage buildings on site
  • Ensured that plans and policies included contemporary and relevant controls in relation to heritage conservation for one of the largest councils in Iran
  • Delivered professional and specialist advice and consultation in relation to heritage conservation planning