Sumita Singha

Director , Ecologic Architects

Sumita Singha is an architect, teacher, and writer with awards including UIA: UNESCO, Women In Business and Atkins Inspire. She received an OBE for services to architecture in 2021. She founded Architects For Change, the Equality forum at RIBA, and is past Chair of Women In Architecture. She has served on RIBA committees for decades. Currently, she is a nationally elected RIBA Councillor and the Board Trustee for Education. Sumita Singha served as a non-executive Director in the NHS for nine years. She is a trustee of Architects Benevolent Society, Waltham Abbey Royal Gunpowder Mills and Commonwealth Association of Architects; and founding director of Charushila, an environmental design charity. She has also taught sustainable design for over 25 years and is an external examiner at several universities. Sumita Singha is the author of many books and articles on architecture, inclusion, coloniality, and women in architecture.