Chithra joined Buttress's senior management team in early 2018, bringing more than 20 years experience in commercial practice. During her career, she has worked across a range of sectors including retail, residential, office, leisure, civic, conservation and masterplanning.
Chithra is a people person and has excellent communication skills. She has specialised in business development and client liaison roles and, in addition to running her own projects, she is responsible for developing and delivering the practice's business development strategy.
A keen advocate for encouraging more young people into careers in the built environment, Chithra is also a member of the RIBA North West practice and education committee, a mentor for Capital and Centric’s Regeneration Brainery, and is a strategic ambassador for social enterprise, PLACED.
She is also education roadshow co-ordinator and Chair of The Association of Women in Property’s North-West committee.