Hazem Galal is PwC’s Cities and Local Government Sector Global Leader. He has expertise in strategy formulation and implementation for cities and local government. Hazem was the project adviser for the World Economic Forum’s research on the “Shaping the Future of Urban Development & Services” and “Harnessing Public-Private Cooperation to Deliver the New Urban Agenda”. He is a member of the WEF’s Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization. Hazem is also a co-author of “Delivering Sustainable Competitiveness - Revisiting the organising capacity of cities”.
Hazem has been a speaker at numerous global conferences on cities organized by national governments, the World Economic Forum, World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the United Nations and other international bodies in developed and developing countries, including the BRICS. He was hosted as a cities expert on several occasions by leading media channels such as the BBC, CNBC, Russia Today and Channel News Asia.
Hazem has an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley and a BSC in Computer Science/ Engineering (Summa Cum Laude) from California State University.