Soo-Jin Kim

Acting Head, Cities, Urban Policies and Sustainable Development, OECD

About Soo-Jin Kim

Soo-Jin advises national and local leaders on how to build strong, sustainable and inclusive cities. She supervises work ranging from smart cities to housing affordability, urban mobility, and public procurement in cities. She developed the OECD Principles on Urban Policy and co-authored numerous reports on cities, including Governing the City and Making Cities Work for All. She steers several policy networks such as the OECD Working Party on Urban Policy, the OECD Roundtable of Mayors and Ministers, and the OECD Programme on Smart Cities and Inclusive Growth. She graduated from Sciences Po Paris and holds a Master’s in Comparative Public Law from the Paris Sorbonne I University.

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Climate Health Housing Innovation

How can cities power up energy efficiency in buildings?

Lights off, subsidies on: all hands are on deck to weather the energy crisis, but our buildings (and our pockets) are leaking. Here’s why cities can help—and how. Banner: Shutterstock/Nur Ismail Photography

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The Climate and Health Nexus