Uwe S. Brandes has over 20 years of experience in the planning, design and construction of new buildings, public infrastructure and the urban landscape. He is faculty director of the graduate program in Urban and Regional Planning at Georgetown University and principal of Brandes Partners LLP, a strategy practice. From 2007 to 2013 he served as Senior Vice President of the Urban Land Institute where he oversaw global research on sustainable urban development including creation of ULI’s climate change program. Prior to ULI, he was managing director of the multi-agency Anacostia Waterfront Initiative in the District of Columbia. Over $3 billion of public and private investment was catalyzed during his eight-year tenure. Brandes is engaged in advisory activities internationally to public, private and non-profit organizations. He is a Fulbright Scholar, has an A.B. in engineering science from Dartmouth College and Master of Architecture from Harvard University.
Faculty Director, Urban and Regional Planning Program, Georgetown University