Urban ARK 16: Looking backwards to reduce future risk in small African cities
01 October 2018
She was a Leverhulme Visiting Professor at UC in 2011/2 and Emeka Anyaoku Visiting Chair University College London in 2014/15. She has been actively involved in local, national and global urban policy debates around the 2030 Sustainable Development Goal and is an active advocate for better science policy engagement on cities.
A regular consultant, most recently she prepared a briefing paper for the G20 on cities and is currently working for UCLG on issues of decentralisation. She is the author of numerous peer-reviewed publications, historical and contemporary, that document how cities respond to policy change.
Recent books include Building a Capable State: Post Apartheid Service Delivery (Zed, 2017) and The Urban Planet (Cambridge, 2018). Sue has served on the Boards of the NGOs Sustainable Energy Africa, the Gender Advocacy Group and the Isandla Institute – all in South Africa.