EYP Architecture and Engineering, a global leader in sustainability and high-impact design, announced that Sanjay Parmar, AIA, has joined the firm as a senior medical planner in the Raleigh, North Carolina office. In this position, Parmar will lead business development initiatives, promoting the firm’s capabilities in innovative design, project management and client relations.

With 25 years of international experience, Parmar has demonstrated expertise in integrating health strategies, operations and technology solutions into projects of all sizes. His involvement in high profile projects such as Ascension Health System, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital and The Johns Hopkins Hospital have prepared him with vast knowledge of outpatient and acute care inpatient facilities, from community hospitals to specialty facilities.

“With his extensive knowledge of the industry and impressive leadership experience, Sanjay is an excellent addition to our firm. We are thrilled to have him here as we continue our great work in delivering high impact design to our healthcare clients,” said Charles Griffin, FAIA, FACHA, EDAC, and healthcare sector leader at EYP.

Most recently, Sanjay served as a healthcare planner/consultant and associate principal at Perkins Eastman, where he led the development of data analytics and Lean simulation modeling tools to define healthcare facility growth demands. Prior to Perkins Eastman, Parmar served in various healthcare planning roles at FreemanWhite and Odell Associates Inc. in Charlotte, North Carolina, and NBBJ Design in Columbus, Ohio.

“It’s an honor to be joining such a dynamic and motivated team,” said Parmar. “I’m looking forward to contributing to EYP’s groundbreaking work in enhancing the healthcare experience for clients, driving innovation, and shaping a better future through design.”

Parmar holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the Academy of Architecture in Mumbai, India and a Master in Architecture from Clemson University, with a concentration in healthcare facility design and planning.