Alice Charles

Project Lead, Cities, Infrastructure and Urban Services Platform, World Economic Forum

Eighteen years’ experience working in the areas of cities and urban development, town planning, real estate, infrastructure, environment, climate change and public policy. Leads the cities work in the World Economic Forum's Platform for Cities, Infrastructure and Urban Services, including the Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization, the production of all city and urban development related content and curation of events at World Economic Forum summits. External Member of the Board, National Asset Management Agency (NAMA), Ireland. Formerly with: Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, Ireland; Dail Eireann (Irish Parliament), Ireland; Jacobs Engineering (formerly SKM Colin Buchanan); Avison Young (formerly GVA), London, UK. Master’s in Global Leadership, World Economic Forum, in conjunction with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University, Cornell Tech, INSEAD, London Business School and the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS); MBA, University College Dublin; Postgraduate Diploma in Town and Country Planning, Queens University Belfast; degree (Hons) in Environmental Planning, Queen’s University Belfast. Chartered Member, Royal Town Planning Institute; Member, Irish Planning Institute. Recipient, Irish Echo Irish 40-Under-40 Award 2017 for Irish and Irish Americans who have distinguished themselves in their respective fields of work before the age of 40.

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21 Jun 2019