Moderating at Day 2 

Cities and Health - Creating Healthy Neighborhoods

Kevin Hsu
Assistant Director, Centre for Liveable Cities, Singapore

Kevin leads the Environmental Research Cluster at the Centre for Liveable Cities, covering topics such as sustainable districts, climate change, and urban resilience. As a research fellow at the Urban Redevelopment Authority, he supports URA’s efforts to utilize digital technologies to enhance urban planning and conservation.

A California native, Kevin taught Urban Studies and International Policy Studies at Stanford University, where he co-founded the Human Cities Initiative, and continues as a Lecturer in the d.school, the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design. For several years, he was also a scientist with the Walt Disney Company. He has worked on projects on both sides of the Pacific, including Beijing, Shanghai, San Francisco and Hong Kong, to enhance vibrant public spaces, safeguard cultural continuity, and develop sustainable, low-carbon infrastructure.

Kevin holds a Master’s degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Stanford, as well as a B.S. in Earth Systems and B.A. in International Relations. He received training in Cultural Heritage Management from Johns Hopkins University.