Welcoming Anupam Yog – Adviser, GCDN

Apr 2019

We’re delighted to welcome Anupam Yog to the team as Adviser.

Anupam is a creative strategist with experience in competitive positioning of countries, cities, destinations and places. Passionate about urban innovation, he is an avid community organizer and champion for walkable cities. He was invited by Singapore’s Centre for Liveable Cities to join their Young Leaders Group in 2018.

In a career spanning nearly two decades, Anupam has held leadership roles in high growth environments across the public, private & social sectors. He has crafted and implemented global campaigns for Brand India, most notably at the World Economic Forum in Davos, successfully positioning India as the “fastest growing free market democracy”; for Brand London in Beijing, Mumbai and Delhi; and led economic diplomacy & investment marketing initiatives in the UK, EU, USA, Japan, Brazil, China and ASEAN. He has also successfully helped launch Virtuous Retail, an institutional property development company that owns and operates a portfolio of about 6 million square feet of branded, community focused, new age retail destinations in major Indian cities.

Anupam was recognized as one of India’s leading urban innovators by Metropolis, World Association of Major Metropolises in “Indian Cities: Managing Urban Growth”. He has been invited to share his vision of alternative urban futures at SAIS – The Johns Hopkins University and the World Bank in Washington DC. He has co-developed and teaches, as guest faculty, an executive education course on ‘Inclusive Citymaking’ at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (NUS) in Singapore.

Based in Singapore, Anupam is contributing to the GCDN Annual Convening, August 27-29, 2019.