Urban resilience in an increasingly interconnected world
Samer is an urban practitioner & ambassador with international experience working alongside ministers, mayors and elected officials, practitioners and the broader community helping equip forward-thinking communities and leaders to plan for the future.
Samer currently works for 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation in London and has recently taken up the position of Professor of Planning at the University of Kent. Prior to this, Samer led graduate urban planning education at the University of Brighton. He previously served as Director of Urban Studies at the National Resources Investment and Development Cooperation (Mawared) in Jordan with responsibility for master planning former military sites. Before that, he worked as Training Programme and Master Plan Coordinator with the Welfare Association in Jerusalem.
Illustration by Chiho Nishiwaka