Daisy Narayanan

Daisy Narayanan is the Head of Placemaking and Mobility at the City of Edinburgh Council where she leads on delivering a city-wide integrated approach to transport and placemaking. She trained as an architect and urban designer and over the last decade her work has focused on sustainable transport and climate action.

Daisy sits on the Board of Architecture and Design Scotland and Transport Planning Society. She is a member of the Evidence Group of Scotland’s Climate Assembly and sits on the judging panel for Scottish Transport Awards. She has recently been awarded an MBE for services to Inclusive Urban Planning and elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh .

Drawing on her previous experience working in India, Singapore, England and Scotland, Daisy believes passionately in the importance of creating inclusive places for people: places that reflect and complement the communities that live in them.

A music aficionado, a bookworm and a linguist, Daisy spends her time enjoying the Scottish outdoors with her husband and two children.

Daisy Narayanan
Head of Placemaking and Mobility