Olivia Onderdonk

Deputy Executive Director & Director of Research and Events, NewCities

Olivia is the Deputy Executive Director of NewCities as well as the Director of Research and Events. In this role she has dual-responsibilities; directing the research ventures, including fellowships and pilot projects of the Foundation, as well as the design and management of the thought-leadership events and workshops that discuss and disseminate best practices in urban development.

A member of the NCF team since 2012, Olivia has led the program and content development for the annual New Cities Summit, Cities on the Move, Cityquest Forum, Greenfield Cities Alliance and Innovations in Financing Urban Infrastructure.

Originally from Connecticut, Olivia holds a BA from the University of Warwick (UK) and an MSc from the University College London.