Poorva is an architect, environmental designer, educator and an author of articles and research papers on the practice of Environmental Design and Management. A Graduate from Pune University. With an extensive professional experience of 22 years, she has worked on diverse projects of varying scales and complexities. Poorva spearheaded the structuring of syllabus for Masters program in Environment Architecture, University of Pune and also headed this Masters Program at BNCA, till 2012. She has been invited by reputed organizations to conduct seminars and workshops in the field of Climate Responsive Architecture, Green Building and Carbon Neutral Buildings. She was among the first few to get qualified as LEED AP and GRIHA Evaluator and Trainer in India. She is also enabled as a facilitator for Global Reporting Initiative, Amsterdam. Poorva has served as an Environment and Energy expert on various Boards and Committees at local and National level.