GFCP insight session features GPS Team

Government and Public Sector (GPS) and Financial Services Consulting Leader Christian G. Lauron (CGL) and Senior Associate Arielle Papa were among the speakers at the Global Future Cities Programme (GFCP) South East Asia insight series. GFCP provides technical assistance for a set of targeted interventions to encourage sustainable development, increase prosperity and reduce urban poverty. Hosted by Mott MacDonald, the series featured presentations on the different interventions of global delivery teams. This included a presentation from the Cebu City delivery team composed of CGL, as the delivery deputy team leader, Arielle, as the program manager, and Senior Manager Christian Chua, as the lead for the data hub and infrastructure workstream.

Members of the Cebu City delivery team

Together with FC Cebu City Team Lead Allen Williams, they presented three interventions that aim to develop the City’s housing and urban planning strategy; flood, drainage and traffic management; and education and healthcare systems. They provided a comprehensive overview of each intervention, including their objectives, targeted Sustainable Development Goals, challenges, and delivery strategies.

The title slide of the GFCP presentation

GFCP Communications Coordinator Veronica Tang moderated the session which included engineering, design and urban planning consultants from EY, Broadway Malyan and Triple Line Consulting. The South East Asia GFCP consists of 13 targeted interventions in nine cities across six countries. EY is one of the private sector partners of the GFCP and supports interventions in selected cities, including New Clark and Cebu. The program is funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. To learn more about the program, please visit https://www.globalfuturecities.org/.