Bruce Katz

Founding Director of the Metropolitan Policy Programme | The Brookings Institution

Bruce Katz is a vice president at the Brookings Institution and founding director of its Metropolitan Policy Program. He is a co-author of The Metropolitan Revolution (Brookings Press, 2013). After the 2008 presidential election, Bruce co-led the housing and urban transition team for the Obama Administration and served as a senior advisor to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan for the first 100 days of the Administration. He is also a member of the RSA City Growth Commission in the UK and a visiting professor at the London School of Economics. Before joining Brookings, Bruce served as chief of staff to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Henry G. Cisneros. Bruce has also served as the staff director of the Senate Subcommittee on Housing and Urban Affairs. He is a graduate of Brown University and Yale Law School.


09.00–19.00 16 November 2015 | Venue: Royal Institution

London Conference 2015 The London Conference 2016 came six months before London’s mayoral election. It explored the challenges facing London and what the new Mayor should do to tackle these.