Marc A. Weiss
Dr. Marc A. Weiss is Chairman and CEO of Global Urban Development (GUD), an international policy organization. He is also Chair of the Climate Prosperity Alliance and of Climate Prosperity Strategies LLC, and Executive Editor of Global Urban Development Magazine. He is a member of the Steering Committees of the United Nations Sustainable Development Knowledge Partnership and the UN-Habitat World Urban Campaign and Best Practices and Policies Program. Marc is author/co-author of many books, articles, and reports, including the widely acclaimed The Rise of the Community Builders and best-selling international textbook Real Estate Development Principles and Process. He has consulted on sustainable economic and community development in the United States and throughout the world, including South Africa, China, Brazil, Spain, Sweden, the Czech Republic, and the Virgin Islands. He earned an M.C.P. and a Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from the University of California, Berkeley.