LKYCIC is pleased to announce that the following staff and MUSPP Alumni have been selected as the 2024 World Cities Summit Young Leaders.

  • Dr Samuel Chng, Senior Research Fellow, LKYCIC
  • Dr Sarah Chan, Research Fellow, LKYCIC
  • Ms Francine Chan, Senior Research Assistant, LKYCIC
  • Ms Cristina Nearing, Senior Research Assistant, LKYCIC & MUSPP Class of 2022
  • Ms Angela Teo, MUSPP Class of 2021

The Young Leaders are selected from a large number of invited nominations made by senior leaders from public, private and academic sectors. The Young Leaders are from diverse sectors and will be invited to contribute to discussions on the global urban agenda, as well as to support the next generational leadership for World Cities Summit.

The current Young Leaders network and alumni stand at 550+ strong across continents, with members from both public and private sectors such as Mikko Kiesiläinen, Chief Economist for the City of Helsinki, Finland, Sean Tan, Co-Founder, Insect Feed Technologies, Estibaliz Luengo Celaya, Director, International Department, Bilbao City Council, and Brice Richard, Strategic Advisory and Smart Cities Lead, Arup.

The Young Leaders will participate in the Young Leaders Symposium that will be held on 2 June 2024 at the World Cities Summit organised by the Centre for Liveable Cities (MND) and the Urban Redevelopment Authority.