Interests: Elisabeth Mansfeld has been responsible for the project area Cities since 2017. Prior to this, she spent nine years as project manager in the Chief Operating Office of Deutsche Bank’s Asset Management division. And as an expert for microfinancing, she has supervised projects in China and Mexico. Heading the Programme Cities of Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft, she coordinates various programmes beside the Neurourbansim Forum which was initially founded by the Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft and Dr. Mazda Adli in 2015. Urban Age is a global research programme set up by the Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft and LSE Cities, an international research center at the London School of Economics and Political Science. It has been investigating these and other questions about the future of cities since 2005. In cooperation with different partners and in various projects, the programme cities support cities with their planning and development processes and with their role as actors in shaping global governance.