Mr Vinesh Chintaram is a Professional Architect and Urban Designer trained in France & Germany respectively. He is an award winning architect and has worked for reputed firms in Europe. Since 2006,Vinesh has been very active across the African continent. He has developed core expertise in strategic project programming, planning and development.Besides, he is involved in “Alternative Dispute Resolution” promotion in theconstruction sector.Vinesh is the co-founder of VISIO, one of leading architectural& urban planning practices in Mauritius, with activities across the African continent.He further serves as the Secretary General of the Africa Union of Architects(AUA).As anactive social entrepreneur, Vinesh coined the term "socio-architect"which describes his actions to fightpoverty. He hasset up the platform "Vision Network Africa" to promote sustainable developmentstrategies at grass-roots across Africa.
Vinesh is also a regular guest speaker in both local and international conferences on matters related to architecture, urban design, territorial planning amongst others.