Dhara joined Kanda as an Account Manager in the Kanda Place team, working on social value, community engagement and placemaking strategies on projects such as Snowfields, Southwark and Aylesham Centre. Dhara previously worked as an Engagement Consultant, working on a variety of projects of varying scales. She specialises in engaging with marginalised groups and making creative engagement strategies to ensure the most valuable and meaningful engagement. She has a BSc and MA in Architecture and uses her spatial knowledge and design background to inform her approach. Dhara is most passionate about creating positive change through engagement and actively listening to stakeholders to ensure they feel heard. She is keen to implement and learn methods of communication that allow for inclusive participation in the consultation and design process.