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Lai Choo Malone-Lee

Director of the Centre for Sustainable Asian Cities (CSAC), National University of Singapore

Dr. Lai Choo MALONE-LEE is Director of the Centre for Sustainable Asian Cities (CSAC) at the School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore. She is an academic and researcher on urban issues, with a focus on urban policy and governance, and a specific interest on urban sustainability, particularly its nexus with development, economic growth and city culture. Her recent research projects have included city benchmarking and planning strategies for sustainable growth, focussing on issues such as city densification and urban regeneration, as well as liveability and wellbeing. She is a Board member of Singapore’s National Parks Board. She consults regionally, and has worked as a consultant with UNESCAP.