Last updated: 2019/03/22
Melbourne , Australia
Western Sydney University
Project Manager, Circles of Sustainability
Jakki Mann is the Manager of Western Sydney University's Circles of Sustainability Strategic Initiative, an approach that guides engaged and collaborative practice in making cities, locales and organisations more sustainable, resilient, adaptable and liveable. Through the University's relationship with the City of Berlin, Jakki works with the Metropolis team to promote cases studies of urban sustainability initiatives around the world via use (urban sustainability exchange). Jakki has a background in communications, media and arts and has worked in both public and corporate sectors, including Darebin City Council, Palace Cinemas, Internet Icons, Melbourne International Film Festival and CSIRO Publishing,
expertise & interestsAustralia and New Zealand Cultural vibrance Citizen engagement Governance Heritage Smart city and technology Architecture Barrier-free city Biodiversity Children and Youth Circular economy Climate adaptation Climate mitigation Crime and violence prevention Economic development Education and training Elderly people Employment Energy Environmental protection Food sustainability Gender equality Health and wellbeing Housing Inclusion and equity Informal settlements and poverty alleviation Land-use and planning Migration and refugees Mobility and transport Resilience and risk-management Tourism Urban design Urban development and infrastructures Urban renewal Waste management Capacity building of administrators Capacity building of stakeholders City-to-city cooperation Public participation Community decision making bodies Information technologies Public-private partnership Melbourne , Australia Sydney, Australia
Case studies from Jakki Mann
Chicago, United States
The SmartData Platform is an open source predictive analytics tool that enables data-driven decision making to ensure city operations are smarter and more efficient.
Philadelphia, United States
Philadelphia’s FastFWD program provides a path for creative entrepreneurs to partner with government in tackling urban issues affecting the city.