Organization: Conscious Cities Index
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Anupam Yog is an established global expert and trusted adviser to cities, companies, universities, communities and entrepreneurs. With extensive international experience, and formally trained as an MBA, he is a skillful creative strategist, researcher, curator, facilitator and project manager. In a career spanning over two decades, Anupam has held leadership roles and senior management appointments in Real Estate, Consulting, Technology, Higher Education and Social Impact organisations. He continues to be active in all these sectors, bringing a multi-disciplinary, collaborative and hands-on management approach to complex challenges.
As an entrepreneur, Anupam has established, led and operated consultancies Mirabilis Advisory and Inclusive Citymaking Solutions, where he has worked on competitive positioning ideas, research and policy innovation labs, economic development and brand strategies for global clients including the Mayor of London, San Francisco-based Bay Area Council, UK’s Department of International Trade, India’s Ministry of Urban Development, the World Bank, World Wildlife Foundation for Nature, National University of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, GTZ, Future Agenda, LSE’s Urban Age, Ashoka, Virtuous Retail and The Xander Group Inc, amongst others.
Anupam was invited by Singapore’s Centre for Liveable Cities to join their World Cities Summit-Young Leaders community in 2018. Anupam has developed and teaches an executive education course titled “Inclusive Citymaking” for city leaders and managers. He is co-investigator of an ongoing academic study, funded by the Royal Academy of Engineers, on “Mindfulness in Cities”, and in partnership with UCL’s Urban Innovation & Policy Lab. He seeks to develop a “Conscious Cities Index”, which measures the correlation between community well being, individual mental health and a city’s urban design.
Anupam is a part of the core curatorial team of WRLDCTY, a Best Cities Festival launched in 2020. In September, 2020, he initiated ‘The Big Sit’, a monthly social meditation and community mindfulness in Singapore’s CBD. He writes a column on mental health for ‘Run’ Magazine. As an avid mindfulness practitioner, Anupam brings an intentional and thoughtful approach to advising cities, organisations, and their leaders, as they navigate uncertain times.
Anupam holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Delhi, India, and a MBA in Entrepreneurship and Governance from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.