- Visiting Senior Fellow, LSE Cities
Andrew Altman is a Visiting Senior Fellow at LSE Cities. He was recently the founding Chief Executive of the Olympic Park Legacy Company in London where he was responsible for leading the preparation of the post-games transformation of the 500-acre London 2012 Olympic Park – the largest regeneration project in the United Kingdom and Europe – into a new international growth centre. Prior to becoming Chief Executive for the Olympic Park, he was the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Planning, and Director of Commerce for the City of Philadelphia.
- Louis D. Brandeis Professor of Law, Harvard University
Gerald Frug is the Louis D. Brandeis Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Educated at the University of California at Berkeley and Harvard Law School, he worked as a Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in Washington, DC, and as Health Services Administrator of the City of New York. In 1974 he began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, before joining the Harvard law faculty in 1981. Jerry’s specialty is local government law. He has published dozens of articles on the topic and is the author, among other works, of a casebook on Local Government Law, 5th edition (with Richard Ford and David Barron, 2010), City Bound: How States Stifle Urban Innovation (with David Barron 2008), Dispelling the Myth of Home Rule (with David Barron and Rick Su, 2004), and City Making: Building Communities without Building Walls, (1999).