Hamish has worked in international land and housing finance for over a decade. He currently lives in London, UK, and started Car Free Day when a member of his family was hit by lorry and injured near Borough Market. He believes that prioritising systematic traffic removal and investment in public transport can help cities around the world to become safer, healthier, and more equitable places. Hamish’s professional work focuses on financing the transition to net zero emissions. He has a Juris Doctor degree from the University of British Columbia and an MSc in Media and Communications from the London School of Economics.
Associate Director of Local and Regional Fiscal Health, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Jenna DeAngelo is the Associate Director of local and regional fiscal health at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, where she leads the Institute’s cross-disciplinary campaign on municipal fiscal health and supports the land value capture campaign. Jenna also helps shape and execute various aspects of the department’s programs, research, and curriculum development. She earned a B.S. in economics and M.S. in urban and regional policy, both from Northeastern University. Jenna is currently pursuing a Juris Doctor degree part-time at New England Law | Boston. In 2018, she completed an internship at the Massachusetts Land Court, working on cases involving easements and property tax liens. Jenna is also a member of the New England Law Review.
Head of Green Economy and Sustainable Growth, UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose
Martha McPherson is Head of Green Economy and Sustainable Growth at the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP). She co-ordinates IIPP's research and policy engagement activity on the transition to a sustainable, climate-resilient green economy, taking a lens of public value, and rethinking the role of the state. This encompasses the institute's work on green industrial and innovation policy and green new deals; local, regional and urban green innovation; the Just Transition; climate-aligned finance, and a green economic renewal after the COVID19 crisis.
Amelie, Director of the Montreal office at Momentum Transport Consultancy, has worked across a variety of projects including residential, commercial, cultural and educational. With a keen interest in an improved walking and cycling experience among cities, her work has included the redevelopment of the Flower Market in San Francisco, the Museum of London and the campus redevelopment of LSE.
Head of Urban Mobility Division, European Investment Bank
Neil is the head of division responsible for the Urban Mobility sector within the Projects Directorate at the EIB. Neil also leads the Bank’s Cleaner Transport Facility. The Urban Mobility sector team is responsible for defining the Bank’s lending policies in the roads sector, undertaking the due diligence of potential projects in the sector, monitoring the portfolio of urban investments and generally providing specialist sector advice to the Bank.