Prof Yves Cabannes
Emeritus Professor in Development Planning
Development Planning Unit
Faculty of the Built Environment
- Joined UCL
- 1st Mar 2015
Urban Planner and activist specializing in urban and municipal governance. Visiting post-graduate scholar in European and Latin American universities and lecturer in Urban Planning, Harvard University Graduate School of Design (2004-2006). Long experience coordinating research programmes on urban and municipal governance, including on participatory planning and budgeting, and innovative municipal poverty reduction practices. In 1997-2003 was Regional Coordinator, UN Habitat/UNDP Urban Management Program for Latin America and the Caribbean. Currently convener for UN Advisory Group on Forced Evictions. Was senior advisor to the International Centre for Urban Management, CIGU, Ecuador, and the Municipality of Porto Alegre, Brazil (International Network on Participatory Budgeting and Municipal Finance).