Maki Kawaguchi

Managing Director, Place Strategy

With 20 years of international experience in urban strategy and design, Maki is a subject matter expert in the field of urban transformation and people-centered
city making. She is passionate about improving the built environment and generate strong place identity, economic productivity and build thriving communities.

Prior to joining Streetsense, Maki was Design Director at Gehl where she managed both private and public sector client projects and led high profiled, large scale
mixed-use developments and public realm projects. Through her creative and strategic thinking, Maki is committed to unlocking the potential of people and
place to achieve sustainable and equitable communities.She brings multicultural and global experience having worked extensively in North and South America, Europe and Asia.