Matthew Lister is a creative urban placemaker, real estate development strategist, and designer. As a director at Gehl in New York, he focuses on the intersection of real estate strategy and the design and activation of great public spaces. Often working at multiple scales with both private and public clients, he strives to develop aspirational yet economically sustainable and implementable solutions. Mr. Lister also brings an expertise in collaborative engagement with diverse communities in the urban change and development process. Matthew is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Pratt Institute in New York City.