Future of Cities

Professor Edward Glaeser
Department Chair, Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Liz Zeidler
Founder and Chief Executive, Centre for Thriving Places

Professor Tony Venables
Co-director of the Productivity Institute, University of Manchester

Mayor Yvonne Denise Aki-Sawyerr
Mayor of Freetown, Sierra Leone

Deborah Cadman
Chief Executive, Birmingham City Council

Simon Marks
Partner, Arcadis UK

Professor Fiona Bull
Head of Unit, Physical Activity, Department of Health Promotion, WHO

Nathalie Roebbel
Head, Urban Health, Social Determinants of Health, World Health Organization (WHO)

Professor Francis Pope
Professor of Atmospheric Science, University of Birmingham

Professor Raquel Ortega-Argiles
Chair, Regional Economic Development, University of Birmingham

Richard Morris

Giles Clifford
Partner, Head of Rail at Gowling WLG UK

Alice Preston-Jones
Senior Programme Manager, The Princes Foundation

Ruth Grindey
Director of Development, University College Estate Management

Haja Halimah Lukay
Development and Planning Officer Bo City Council, Sierra Leone

Abu Siddiki
British Bangladeshi Architect

Professor Dimitra Babalis
Professor in Urban Planning and Design, University of Florence

Bryce Julyan
Practice Lead – Community Shaping, Beca

Luke Strickland
Building and Cities Net Zero Lead, Mott MacDonald

Anushma Sharma
Town Planner, Department of Town and Country Planning, Fiji

Javier Torner Ruiz de Temino
Urban Development Specialist, Program Management Officer, UN-Habitat

Leslie Ohomele
Senior Design Manager, The Prince's Foundation

Rudiger Ahrend
Head of Economic Analysis, Data and Statistics Division

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