Gurdev Singh is an architect and an academician. He is at present the Dean of School of Environmental Design & Architecture, Navrachna University, Vadodra. He is a senior partner at Aakar and recieved his Diploma in Architecture from CEPT, Ahmedabad and a member of the Council of Architecture. He has been awarded the ‘Lifetime Teaching Award’ by the Institute of Architects, Australia. With experience in Australia, Yemen and Kuwait over 35 years, he provides senior leadership as an academic and practitioner in the profession of Architecture. He clearly and successfully transfers his knowledge between multiple disciplines, which is demonstrated in his ability to fulfill architecture and academic roles.