Advisory Committee

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 Summit.  The Advisory Committee members ensure global representation and specific expertise relevant to the work of the GPM.

Professor Sheila Foster

Professor of Law and Public Policy, Georgetown Law & McCourt School of Public Policy (Chair)

Dr. Robert Muggah

Igarapé Institute and SecDev Foundation (Co-Chair)

Professor Eric Corijn

Urban Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussels

Charles Landry

Urban Specialist Creative City

Anna Lisa Boni

Secretary General EUROCITIES

Tom Cochran

 CEO and Executive director US Conference of Mayors

Lord Wei of Shoreditch

Member of House of Lords, United Kingdom

Elizabeth Johnston

Executive Director EFUS

Ambassador Ivo Daalder

President of Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Mark Watts

Executive Director C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group

Michael Nutter

Former Mayor of Philadelphia

John Means

McKinsey & Co

Alaina J. Harkness

Fellow at the Brookings Institution, Centennial Scholar Initiative 

Eileen Haring Woods


Henk Ovink

Special Envoy for International Water Affairs, Kingdom of The Netherlands

Leah Barber

Patron GPM Advisory Committee