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Barry Wilson
Consultant , Sustainable Development
Shenzhen, Hong Kong
Vastly experienced, multi~award winning visionary in the field of design and development planning in both urban and rural contexts and public and private sectors.
Professionally certified in urban design, landscape architecture and mediation well as being a published writer, event facilitator, public speaker, climate reality leader and advocate of sustainable solutions related to urbanisation.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
  • Environment, Climate, Energy, Water, Sanitation
  • Infrastructure, Technology, Engineering, Science
  • Private Sector, Social Enterprise, Corporate Social Responsibility
Professional Experience:
Over 30 years experience across four continents in designing and managing large scale planning, transport, landscape, architecture and environmental projects.

Expert advisor to public and private sectors in the feasibility, evaluation, management, assessment and supervision of large scale development projects.

Prodigious output of planning commentaries and opinion pieces, regularly published by international media and reputable professional journals.
Edinburgh College of Art
Heriot Watt University
Affiliations and Achievements:
• Vice President (external affairs) - Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design.

• Chairman – International & Mainland Affairs Committee HKIUD.

• Chairman 2014/18 - British Chamber of Commerce, Shenzhen.

• Honorary Member - China International Urbanization Development Strategy Committee.

• Professional Member - Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design.

• Hong Kong Registered Landscape Architect.

• Professional Member - Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects.

• Chartered Member - Landscape Institute (UK).

• Adjunct Assistant Professor - University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Architecture.

• Private Pilot Licence.

• CEDR Accredited Mediator.


Merit Award 2013 - China International Urbanization Development Strategy Research Committee for outstanding achievements in relation to urbanisation in China.

Design for Well-being Merit Award 2014 – (WHO) Alliance for Heathy Cities.

TEDx talk “When Fantasy Becomes Reality” Guangzhou 2016.

Reed Mallik Medal 2019 - Institution of Civil Engineers for the paper ‘An outline to futureproofing cities with ten immediate steps’.


• South China Morning Post - Contributor
• China Urbanisation Magazine - Columnist
• Institution of Civil Engineers – Urban Design and Planning
• HK Institute of Architects - Journal
• HK Institute of Urban Design – Journal
• HK Institute of Landscpe Architects - Journal
• Lighthouse Magazine
• Shenzhener Magazine
• Shenzhen Daily
• Tsinghua University - Urban Design Journal

Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities
  • Internships / Fellowships
  • Being headhunted – make me an

    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Limited Mandarin
    United Kingdom
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