Camilla Siggaard Andersen

Camilla Siggaard Andersen is a leading expert in urban research and strategy, currently serving as the Research Lead at Hassell, a global design and architecture studio. With a background as a qualified architect from the Royal Danish Academy of Arts and studies at McGill University, Camilla combines data-driven design with a focus on creating positive social, economic, and ecological outcomes for people and places. Her experience includes working at Gehl, where she managed placemaking projects and developed the Open Public Life Data Protocol, and later, as a lead designer with Arup Digital Studio in London. Through a commitment to innovative, sustainable, and people-centred cities, Camilla has been awarded as an NYU Emerging Leader in Transportation (2017) and Future Stars of Tech nominee (2019). She currently chairs the NLA’s Built Environment Technology Expert Panel and has just completed a year as content curator for the GLA’s Property X-Change knowledge sharing platform. Camilla's recent research contributions include "Six Qualities of Great Urban Places", “Close to Home: Exploring 15-Minute Urban Living”, and “Blurred Lines: Planning for Societal Change and Digital Disruption in the Built Environment”.