Gurmeet S Rai is an architect who specializes in heritage conservation. She has been an advisor to UNESCO in several countries in South East Asia, and was appointed as lead consultant for the preparation of the Cultural Heritage Policy for Punjab in 2011. In 2012, the World Monuments Fund, New York appointed her as project management consultant for the conservation of forty-three protected monuments in Madhya Pradesh. In 2015, she was appointed HRIDAY City Anchor for the historic cities of Amritsar and Puri, and in 2021, as heritage specialist for the conservation planning of the Parliament House in New Delhi. She received the Award of Distinction from UNESCO in 2002 and 2004.