Head of Urban Policies and Reviews Unit, OECD
Soo-Jin Kim is the Head of the Urban Policies and Reviews Unit in the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities. She advises national and local leaders on how to build strong, sustainable and inclusive cities. She supervises work ranging from smart cities to housing affordability, urban mobility, and public procurement in cities. She developed the OECD Principles on Urban Policy and co-authored numerous reports on cities, including Governing the City and Making Cities Work for All. She steers several policy networks such as the OECD Working Party on Urban Policy, the OECD Roundtable of Mayors and Ministers, and the OECD Programme on Smart Cities and Inclusive Growth. She graduated from Sciences Po Paris and holds a Master’s in Comparative Public Law from the Paris Sorbonne I University.