Jeff Risom

Managing Dir
Gehl Architects

As Managing Director of Gehl in the US, Jeff leads the San Francisco and New York based teams. In his time at Gehl, Jeff has worked with both public and private clients as well as non-governmental organizations in Europe, the USA, Latin America, India and China. Jeff’s background and design experience provides him with a unique insight into the technical, as well as social aspects of urban design. Jeff is an active teacher and lecturer, speaking at conferences around the world. Here you can see Jeff’s World Bank Group sponsored TEDx talk, a podcast with Carol Coletta of Knight Foundation, and a webinar on Putting Public Life back into Public Space at SPUR SF.

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