Chatham House: Independent thinking on international affairs

The Future of Cities 2012: Investment for Urban Growth

6-7 February 2012

Keynote Speakers

Dr Joan ClosDr Joan Clos

UN Under-Secretary-General & Executive Director
UN-HABITAT

Professor Edward GlaeserProfessor Edward Glaeser

Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Harvard University

Dr Cheong Koon Hean Dr Cheong Koon Hean

Chief Executive Officer
Housing & Development Board, Singapore

Vicente de Paula Loureiro Vicente de Paula Loureiro

Undersecretary for Metropolitan and Regional Urban Planning
Government of the State of Rio de Janeiro

Speaker Highlights

Uma AdusumilliUma Adusumilli

Chief, Planning Division
Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority

Andrew AltmanAndrew Altman

Chief Executive
Olympic Park Legacy Company

Stephen BarterStephen Barter

Chairman, Advisory Board
Oxford Programme

Lael BethlehemLael Bethlehem

Director, Real Estate Investment Management
Standard Bank

Jordi William CarnesJordi William Carnes

Former Deputy Mayor
Barcelona

Greg ClarkGreg Clark

Senior Fellow
Urban Land Institute

Rosemary FeenanRosemary Feenan

International Director, Global Research Programmes
Jones Lang Lasalle

Abha Joshi GhaniAbha Joshi Ghani

Sector Manager, Urban Development and Local Government Unit
The World Bank

Jaroslaw KochaniakJaroslaw Kochaniak

Vice Mayor, Warsaw and
Vice President, Eurocities

Christoph KoellreuterChristoph Koellreuter

Director and Delegate of the Board
metrobasel

Dame Judith Mayhew Jonas DBEDame Judith Mayhew Jonas DBE

Chairman, London&Partners and
Member, Chatham House Panel of Senior Advisors

Joe MontgomeryJoe Montgomery

Chief Executive, Europe
Urban Land Institute

Sir Peter RogersSir Peter Rogers

Advisor for Regeneration, Growth and Enterprise
Greater London Authority

Johannes SchmidtJohannes Schmidt

Chief Executive Officer of Project and Structured Finance, Infrastructure & Cities and Industry
Siemens Financial Services GmbH

Venkie ShantaramVenkie Shantaram

Partner
McKinsey & Co

Tony TraversTony Travers

LSE London
London School of Economics