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The Future City

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In the Future City Podcast, we speak with extraordinary people you normally wouldn’t hear from about the future of cities. From cocktail artists to urban planners, green thumbs to financial analysts, we share stories about how these creative thinkers and doers are shaping the cities you live in.

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Oct 30, 2021

How valuable is the purpose of a space? What happens when you combine a meditation trainer and an engineer?

Nitin Govila says that the importance and design of spaces for reflection, meditation, and just to unwind are extremely important human-centred considerations in design, capable of being achieved efficiently by being a part of practical planned construction and supply.

Nitin is a management leader, entrepreneur, engineer, and meditation trainer. He is the APAC MENA MD for the French manufacturing group Serge Ferrari, a leader in the flexible composite material sector. His scope of operations covers: Japan, Korea, China, Hongkong, India, ASEAN, Australia-NZ, Middle-East & Africa. Nitin was born in India, educated and worked in France, and is currently based in Singapore.

In addition to overseeing business operations and management of 7 Legal distribution entities (and a newly acquired Taiwanese company) across the Asia Pacific, Middle East & African regions. Nitin is a member of the Group Executive Committee helping define the company’s long-term strategy and key decisions for the future growth of the organisation. Nitin manages a 175-member global team.

Part of Nitin's accomplishments include his first Asian expansion, with the acquisition of a Taiwanese manufacturing plant; completed within 9 months during the beginning of the global pandemic. He was instrumental in managing a smooth transition and integration of a newly acquired company in the MEA region with a multinational team, into the existing organisational infrastructure. Also Nitin significantly increased APAC + MEA region’s worldwide contribution through multiplication of revenue, volume and profitability.