Research & Projects

Information about and links to research projects that I have been involved with and led.

Research interests

My research interests explore the dynamic landscapes of urban governance in an increasingly property-led planning environment with a view to discussing new ways of policy making, planning and urban development from a critical perspective.

Research Projects

What Is Governed in Cities?

 Residential Investment Landscapes and the Governance and Regulation of Housing Production.

Parcour Research

Public accountability to residents in contractual urban redevelopment.


Governing Urban Diversity, Creating Social Cohesion, Social Mobility and Economic Performance in Today’s Hyper-diversified Cities.

Amsterdam building by Ehud Neuhaus

Urban Governance Research Network

I initiated UGoveRN within the framework of Chair of Urban Governance and Planning University of Amsterdam.

An academic platform

Urban Governance Research Network is an academic platform to build, share and communicate research activities in the field of urban governance and planning

Dynamic landscapes

Focusing on the new and dynamic forms of interactions between public administrations, private sector and community actors in urban development.

It’s all about connections

UGoveRN’s main aim is to connect academics, practitioners and communities who work in the field of urban governance to create an interactive platform to discuss and collaborate research.