Robert Longley

Consultant, Robert Longley
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Leah Lazer

Research Analyst and Project Coordinator, Coalition for Urban Transitions

Leah serves as a Research Analyst for the Coalition for Urban Transitions, a New Climate Economy Special Initiative on Cities. She conducts research on climate change and urbanization, and how compact, connected cities can improve environmental, economic and social outcomes for all. Leah has a special interest in sustainable transportation. Leah formerly held a joint position between the Coalition for Urban Transitions and the Urban Development team at Siemens, focusing on the intersection of technology and urban development. Her previous work experience includes Program Manager at a food systems non-profit in Philadelphia, as well as volunteer roles on the Mayor of Philadelphia’s Food Policy Advisory Council and the Board of Directors of Fair Food Philadelphia. Leah holds a M.Sc. in Regional and Urban Planning Studies with merit honors from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a B.A. in Food System Studies magna cum laude from Tufts University. Leah grew up in Connecticut and Malmo, Sweden, and also enjoys baking, spending time in nature, yoga, and exploring the city.
Bradley Schurman

Founder and Author, The Super Age

Bradley Schurman is Founder and CEO of The Super Age – a global strategic research and advisory firm helping public and private organizations understand the challenges and harness the opportunities of demographic change, with a focus on population aging. The Super Age works to ensure that these subjects are considered across organizational strategies from human resources, marketing and communication, public policies, and product and service design. Schurman is also the author of the forthcoming book, The Super Age: How Longer Lifespans Are Changing Everything We Know About Work, Life and Learning, which will examine how this shift is driving social and economic change around the world. It will be published by HarperCollins. Prior to launching his company and authoring the book, Schurman was Co-Founder and Managing Partner of EconomyFour, where he led business development in Asia and Europe. He also served at AARP – the world’s largest organization dedicated to improving the lives of older people – where he was Director of Global Partnerships and Engagements. Schurman was instrumental in securing the topics of aging and longevity as focus areas at both the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and World Economic Forum (WEF). He was also responsible for visioning and executing the Aging Readiness and Competitiveness Report – a groundbreaking collaborative research project between AARP and Foreign Policy Group. Schurman has been featured on NBC's TODAY Show and quoted in the New York Times, HuffingtonPost, and USA Today, as well as in local and national media outlets around the world. He speaks regularly at thought leader forums, and has advised national governments and major businesses on their longevity strategies.