Published: 19th Apr 2021

Edinburgh City Council has appointed Daisy Narayanan (pictured) to a new role, bringing together placemaking and transport. Ms Narayanan is currently director of urbanism for Sustrans and will bring with her a wealth of experience in policy and public realm design, gained through work as an architect and urban designer in India, Singapore, England and Scotland. She is also a member of the Edinburgh Climate Commission and Scotland’s Climate Assembly’s Evidence Group, so will contribute expertise in this area to support the Council’s zero carbon goals. In 2018 and 2019, she was seconded to the council to lead on the successful development of Edinburgh City Centre Transformation, a pioneering ten-year plan to create a vibrant, truly people-friendly city centre. During this time, she also championed the introduction of Open Streets in Edinburgh, a monthly car-free event in the Old Town, when families and individuals could enjoy the sights and attractions of the city. As mobility and placemaking senior … (To read the full article, subscribe below)