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  • Jim Walker

    Walk21
    Founder

    Opening Ceremony

    Conference Report & Conclusions

    Jim Walker

    Walk21
    Founder

    Jim is the Founder of Walk21, growing the movement from a London conference to a global network over the last 21 years. He is an international policy advisor, communications expert and special projects manager to enable more people to walk and ensure they have safe, attractive and accessible environments to walk in.
    Jim specialises in developing professional standards and resources to benefit pedestrians as well as managing national campaigns and sustainable transport, active health and accessible recreation projects. He is Founder of the Commonwealth Walkway Trust which builds urban trails around the world.
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  • Lloyd Wright

    Asian Development Bank
    Senior Urban Development Specialist

    Plenary 03

    How do we imagine and invest in walkable cities for the future?

    Lloyd Wright

    Asian Development Bank
    Senior Urban Development Specialist

    Lloyd Wright is currently a Senior Urban Development Specialist within the Central and West Asia Department at the Asian Development Bank. He supports the development of new initiatives for quality urban public transport systems and non-motorized transport integration.

    Mr. Wright has conducted post-graduate research at Osaka University and at the Bartlett School of Planning at University College London. He also possesses an MSc with Distinction in Environmental Assessment from the London School of Economics, an MBA from Georgetown University, and a BSc in Engineering from the University of Washington.

    He is the author and editor of several sustainable transport publications, including Car-Free Development and the Bus Rapid Transit Planning Guide.
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  • Seungkook Wu

    Department of Road Traffic Operation and Pedestrian Mobility Research, Korea Transport Institute
    Team Director, Senior Researcher

    Oral Presentation 03

    Walking and Public Transport - Benefits and impacts

    Seungkook Wu

    Department of Road Traffic Operation and Pedestrian Mobility Research, Korea Transport Institute
    Team Director, Senior Researcher

    SeungKook Wu is a Senior Researcher in the Korea Transport Institute and Director of Traffic Operation and Personal Mobility Research Team. His major research area is policy development for sustainable transport. He conducted studies on mitigation of GHG emissions in transport sector and improvement of pedestrian and personal mobility environment. Before he came to the Korea Transport Institute, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the Georgia Institute of Technology. Also he worked for several years as a transportation engineer at Yooshin Engineering Corporation in Korea.
    He received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta in 2009. He earned his B.S. and M.S. in Civil Engineering from the Seoul National University in 1993 and 1995.
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