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LSE academic joins Bill Clinton on Rockerfeller Foundation's Resilient Cities judging panel

RB-largeLSE Cities’ Director Ricky Burdett joins former presidents Bill Clinton and Olusegun Obsanjo and Deutsche Bank co-CEO Anshu Jain on the Rockerfeller Foundation’s Resilient Cities judging panel.

The Rockefeller Foundation has announced the names of seven distinguished judges from around the world who will select the first round of cities to join the 100 Resilient Cities network. Nearly 400 cities across six continents applied to the 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge, which was announced on The Rockefeller Foundation’s 100th anniversary in May 2013.

The judges are:

President Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States

President Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria

Ricky Burdett, Director of LSE Cities, London School of Economics

Dr. Peter Head, Chair, Ecological Sequestration Trust

Dr. Helene Gayle, President, CARE USA

Anshu Jain, Co-CEO, Deutsche Bank

Dr. Judith Rodin, President of The Rockefeller Foundation

We are honoured to have such an esteemed group of leaders, who share our belief that building urban resilience is a 21st century imperative, to select the first cities to benefit from the 100 Resilient Cities network,” said Dr. Judith Rodin, president of The Rockefeller Foundation.

Photography by Daniel Hambury/Stella pictures Ltd.

For full details, visit the Rockerfeller Foundation website.|

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