Urban Emerge LLP

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PEOPLE

UrbanEmerge is made up of our MembersLead Consultants and Partners (co-founders).

NAJI MAKAREM

ANDREAS BEAVOR

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CHRISTINA WEHBE

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JONATHAN WILKES

PROF. ALLEN J. SCOTT

ENRIQUE AZNAR

Meet our Partners:

ALINA KELLY

 

My partners and I have been developing the UrbanEmerge  Platform  designed to unleash sharing and collaboration amongst our Members. We support each other  in forming great teams that can have an positive impact on our clients and their stakeholders. Read more

Contact for: General Enquiries

I live in London, UK

Partner - Founder & General Enabler

NAJI MAKAREM

Andreas is a managing partner at UrbanEmerge. He  has more than a decade of experience as a consultant and manager in the sustainable urban and regional development sector. Read More

Contact for:

Land, Transport & Infrastructure

Inclusion & Empowerment

Environmental Risk & Resilience

Digital & Smart City Solutions

Sustainable Urban Systems

Lives in:

Hangzhou, China

Partner

ANDREAS BEAVOR

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Christina is a managing partner at UrbanEmerge specialised in economic development and inclusive finance. “I’ve always been passionate about helping others and having a meaningful impact. My aim is to help economies grow sustainably by giving people access to innovative financing tools and viable capital solutions which will catalyse development in frontier countries.” Read More

Contact for:

Economic Development

Sustainability and Impact Advisory

Environmental Risk & Resilience

Inclusion & Empowerment

Lives in:

Zurich, Switzerland

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Partner

CHRISTINA WEHBE

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Alina provides strategic planning, marketing communication, and project management services to both public and private sector clients. She has successfully led the planning and implementation of numerous large-scale, multi-faceted projects over the course of her career. Read More

Contact for:

Inclusion & Empowerment

Land, Transport & Infrastructure

Communications & Branding

Lives in:

Toronto, Canada

Partner 

ALINA KELLY

Allen J. Scott is a Distinguished Research Professor at the University of California – Los Angeles. He is the author of numerous books and scientific papers on issues concerning urbanisation, regional development, the cultural  economy, and globalisation. Read More

Contact for:

Economic Development

Land, Transport & Infrastructure

Inclusion & Empowerment

Lives in:

Los Angeles, USA

Partner 

Prof. ALLEN J SCOTT

Jonathan is a seasoned finance professional with 20 years CFO experience. Read More

Contact for:

Jonathan is the Finance Director of UrbanEmerge. 

Lives in:

London, UK

Partner - Finance Director

JONATHAN WILKES

Enrique is a change agent and catalyst on corporate culture transformation and change management. He recently led the cultural transformation of a major telecoms operator into a technology company. Read More

Contact for:

Organisational Development, Culture & Innovation

Lives in:

Barcelona, Spain

Partner 

ENRIQUE AZNAR

Meet our Lead Consultants:

Lead Consultants are highly experienced and trusted Members of UrbanEmerge who insure quality deliverables on all their projects. All UrbanEmerge projects have at least one Lead Consultant or Partner on board. We are in the process of adding our Lead Consultants to the website. 

STEPHEN COMMINS

NADIR EHSAN

 

Dr Stephen Commins works in areas of regional and international development, with an emphasis on service delivery and governance in fragile states. Read More

Contact for:

Economic Development

Land, Transport & Infrastructure

Inclusion & Empowerment

Municipal Governance & Reform

Lives in:

Los Angeles, USA

Lead Consultant

STEPHEN COMMINS

Nadir has over 25 years experience in international development. Nadir has an MBA (UK) in Public Sector Management. He specialises in the strategic management of public sector organisations, change management and implementing reforms programmes for municipal agencies in order to improve service delivery. Read More

Contact for:

Economic Development

Land, Transport & Infrastructure

Housing, Design & Regeneration

Environmental Risk & Resilience

Municipal Governance & Reform

Lives in:

London, UK

Lead Consultant

NADIR EHSAN

Meet a sample of our Members:

We currently have 33 Members and 14 projects on our Platform with several proposals under development. We also have 106 people on our facebook Group and 120 on our email list. We will launch soon with a social-media campaign. In the meantime we are developing our Community Home. 

 

Nada Nohra

Economic Analyst

Nada is an economic consultant with nine years of experience working in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe.

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Urmy Schukla

Monitoring & Evaluation

Urmy is an expert in M&E as well as capacity building for improved M&E systems. Her experience spans political economy, local economic development and human rights. Read More

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Joshua Palfreman

Solid Waste Management

Josh is specialist in solid waste management and WASH, with expertise in markets for the poor approaches and a geographic specialisation in SSA.  Read More

David Lee

Urban Economics / Finance

David is a senior development professional with 25 years’ experience working in both the private and development sectors in Africa, Asia and Europe. Read More

Kay Pallaris

Urban Planning/Mapping

Kay has 18 years of experience working on many facets of sustainable development planning and urban regeneration.

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Azim Manji

Infrastructure Development

Azim is an accomplished urban infrastructure and management practitioner 24 years of experience in helping cities plan, manage and unlock their development potential via improved urban services. 

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Mike Slingsby

Urban Poverty Reduction

Mike is a seasoned international development and poverty reduction advisor with experience working with a range of multilateral organisations and countries all over the world.

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Joe Wood

Socio-Economist

Joe Wood is a highly experienced socio-economist with over 35 years experience of working on a wide range of development projects in over 35 countries throughout the world. 

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