Kausar is a Senior Consultant in Arup’s Renewable Energy team. For more than eight years, she has delivered technical advisory services on utility scale solar and wind energy facilities across South Africa and internationally, providing clients assurance by identifying and mitigating key risk areas.

She has a keen interest in city-scale energy transitions and led the delivery of the eThekwini Regional Hydrogen Strategy, which looks at the supply and demand of low carbon hydrogen within the eThekwini and Richards Bay region, identifying challenges and opportunities for economic growth.

Kausar is a UNSDG ambassador and has been exploring the use of technology as a tool for positive social impact, through the design of a circular economy digital platform that aims to create systemic change of current materials handling practices in the construction sector whilst providing affordable, quality material to people who are in need.

Kausar is an active champion for the education of girls and promoting diversity and inclusion in the STEM industry.