Kaw, Jon Kher
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URBAN PLANNING, URBAN RESILIENCE, URBAN ECONOMICS, DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT
Urban, Disaster Risk Management, Resilience and Land Global Practice
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Last updated January 31, 2023
Jon Kher Kaw is a senior urban development specialist and heads the Urbanscapes global community of practice at the World Bank. He brings with him expertise in integrated urban planning, technology and city innovation. Prior to joining the World Bank, he was with the Singapore public service where he held various key positions at the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). There, he oversaw the planning, design and implementation of key growth regions; as well as real estate market research and land allocation policies. He holds a Master in Design Studies (Housing and Urbanization) from Harvard University and a Master of Architecture from Columbia University.