Professor Kevin Marsh has a broad research interest in child health in the tropics, with a particular focus in the immune epidemiology of malaria. He has a particular interest is in the development of science in Africa. He is currently a senior adviser to the African Academy of Sciences, chair of the WHO Malaria policy advisory committee (MPAC) and a member of many global health advisory groups.
Dr Elsa Arcaute is Associate Professor at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at UCL. Her research focuses on modelling and analysing urban systems from the perspective of complexity sciences. Her main branches of research are urban scaling laws, hierarchies in urban systems, defining city boundaries, and the analysis of urban processes using percolation theory and networks.
Keith Clarke CBE
Keith Clarke CBE is a chartered architect with more than 40 years’ experience in construction and engineering. He is a non-executive director for Sirius Minerals plc, Chair of Future Cities Catapult and Tidal Lagoon Power plc, Vice President of the Institute of Civil Engineers and patron of the Environmental Industries Commission at Oxford.
Professor Karen Seto is the Frederick C. Hixon Professor of Geography and Urbanization Science at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. A geographer by training, she integrates remote sensing, field interviews, and modeling methods to study urbanization and land change, forecast urban growth, and examine the environmental consequences of urban expansion.
Ya Ping Wang
Professor Ya Ping Wang is the Chair in Global City Futures in Urban Studies at the University of Glasgow. He is a well-known researcher on Chinese housing and urban development, with a focus on China’s urban transformation and East Asian cities. He is the PI on the GCRF Centre for Sustainable, Healthy, and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods (CSHLH).