Meeting of the Minds Speaker

Phil Wright

Research Fellow

OMEGA Centre at University College London

Phil Wright became a Research Fellow at the OMEGA Centre at University College London in October 2006 after thirty years as a chartered town planner.

He has worked in a variety of environments in the UK and overseas - for local and national governments and as a consultant. During his career he has maintained a strong interest in strategic planning, infrastructure development and policy analysis/formulation, including the preparation of strategic plans for the metropolitan area of Hong Kong and a number of its New Towns, as well as the formulation of urban renewal and growth management strategies. As a planning consultant he has also prepared large-scale commercial and mixed-use development proposals in London, acted as a planning advisor to Network Rail and conducted strategic development studies.

Phil’s principal areas of research and teaching lie in the fields of strategic planning and decision-making in relation to mega infrastructure.

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