About The Speaker
Dr Matt Benson
Matt Benson, a trained geographer, is a Programme Director at Think City – a specialised urban regeneration organisation established by the Malaysian government’s strategic investment arm, Khazanah Nasional. Over the past 20 years has been involved in more than 250 planning and development projects in suburban, brownfield, remote and international settings. He is an experienced analyst, strategic planner and project manager, and has led complex consultation, data collection, master planning, urban regeneration and public realm improvement projects. In his current role at Think City he leads a small team of urban designers and researchers developing and piloting innovative solutions to improve the liveability of Malaysian cities.