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Ingo Kumic

Ingo Kumic is a strategist with 16 years experience in the planning of cities and managing and developing complex urban projects (spatial strategy/ policy). Apart from his project management experience his core expertise is in economic development, city/ marketing and communications and development partnerships.

Ingo has worked with the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, NSW Landcom, NSW Department of Planning, NSW Department of State and Regional Development and South Sydney Development Corporation. Internationally he has worked with the European Commission, International Energy Agency, Greater London Authority, London Development Agency, French Ministry for Housing and Infrastructure, and the London School of Economics and Political Science.  He has taught extensively having been a visiting lecturer/ critic in architecture, planning, urban design and development at the Bartlett School of Architecture and Planning University College London, the Architectural Association London, The University of Sydney, University of Technology Sydney, and the University of New South Wales.

Ingo completed a PhD in 2008. His research, titled ‘Revealing the Competitive City – Spatial Political Economy and City Brands’, has provided the focus around his engagement with TERROIR.  Ingo and Gerard have taught studios on the topic at UTS and written both popular pieces and critiques in the architectural press on city-branding and competitiveness issues.  

Ingo’s understanding of TERROIR as a practice has led to his involvement in other activities including the workshop sessions from which this website design emerged.