Urban expert and the Co-Founder of New Localism Advisors Bruce Katz will give a talk as part of the MUF 2018 business programme. His public talk will take place on the first day of the Forum, 17 July.
Bruce Katz is a graduate of Brown University and Yale Law School, he received the prestigious Heinz Award in Public Policy for his contributions to understanding the "function and values of cities and metropolitan areas and profoundly influencing their economic vitality, livability and sustainability" in 2006.
Katz is the co-founder of New Localism Advisors, which mission is to help cities design, finance and deliver transformative initiatives that promote inclusive and sustainable growth. A recognised expert in social reforms and private innovations, Katz is the co-author of “The New Localism: How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism” (Brookings Institution Press, 2018) and “The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros are Fixing Our Broken Politics and Fragile Economy” (Brookings Institution Press, 2013). Both books focus on the rise of cities.
Katz is a visiting Professor at the London School of Economics. He gives dozens of lectures and presentations annually before public, corporate, civic and university audiences across the world.