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Nadeem Ahmed

Senior Consultant, Cities and Resilient Development

Nadeem is a Chartered Planner (MRTPI) specialising in urban policy and strategy for inclusive social and economic development.

Nadeem has more than five years of experience in urban policy and strategy development, and project delivery. This includes regeneration and infrastructure policy, local economic development strategy, housing delivery and disaster risk reduction (DRR) research.

At IMC, Nadeem provides urban policy expertise to a project focused on flood mitigation for economic resilience as part of the FCDO-funded Cities and Infrastructure for Growth (CIG) programme in Myanmar. In addition, he is a research manager on the FCDO’s High-Volume Transport Research Programme.

Before joining IMC in 2018, Nadeem worked as a Policy Advisor at the UK Government’s Cities and Local Growth Unit. Here, Nadeem worked closely with local authorities to develop ambitious strategies to maximise local economic growth from High-Speed Rail (HS2) infrastructure investment. Prior to this, Nadeem supported UN-Habitat’s field office in Kathmandu on the post-disaster reconstruction process following the devastating earthquake in 2015.