Advisory Committee 2017-12-06T15:05:04+00:00


The Advisory Committee is an international team of individual urban and governance experts collaborating together and advising the Executive Committee on the development of the GPM, providing detailed substance for the GPM program and the Annual Convening.  The Advisory Committee members ensure global representation and specific expertise relevant to the work of the GPM.

Professor Sheila Foster

University Professor, Georgetown University

Professor Eric Corijn

Urban Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussels

Dr. Robert Muggah

Igarapé Institute and SecDev Foundation

Ambassador Ivo Daalder

President of Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Alaina J. Harkness

Fellow at the Brookings Institution, Centennial Scholar Initiative 

Michael Nutter

Former Mayor of Philadelphia

Eileen Haring Woods


Henk Ovink

Special Envoy for International Water Affairs, Kingdom of The Netherlands

Anna Boni


Mark Watts

Executive Director C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group

John Means

McKinsey & Co

Elizabeth Johnston

Executive Director EFUS

Leah Barber

Patron GPM Advisory Committee