april, 2019

13apr4:00 pmAffordable Shanghai Housing: Dream or Aspiration?


Event Details

At M Talks China, we next host Jonathan Woetzel, Director of the McKinsey Global Institute, on Affordable Shanghai Housing: Dream or Aspiration? (click “more” for details and RSVP). Please note this talk is subject to Chatham House Rules.






Where: Glam, No.5 The Bund (corner of Guangdong Lu) 广东路20号(外滩5号)7楼

When: April 13 2019 – 4 pm

Tickets: 100 RMB/50 RMB


Can’t pay the rent in Shanghai? Join Jonathan Woetzel for a productive roundtable on the challenge of meeting Shanghai’s affordable housing needs. 

Drawing on McKinsey global research and perspectives from participants from Shanghai government, employer and design communities, we will provide facts on the widening gap between income and housing supply availability, and debate options to close it. 



Jonathan Woetzel is Senior Partner at McKinsey & Co. and Director of McKinsey Global Institute.Based in China since 1986, Jonathan has been instrumental in establishing and growing McKinsey’s presence in China. 

In addition to his work helping Chinese and other Asian businesses prepare for global growth, Jonathan is responsible for convening the Firm’s work with city and regional authorities in more than 40 geographies around the world. 

He leads McKinsey’s Cities Special Initiative and co-chairs the non-profit think tank Urban China Initiative—a collaborative project of  Tsinghua University, and McKinsey & Company—that aims to develop and implement solutions to China’s urbanization challenge. 

Jonathan will draw from McKinsey research and speak on a panel of experts he has assembled:

Jonathan Woetzel, Director of the McKinsey Global Institute

Yu Sijia, Former Chief Urban Planner of Shanghai

Liu Yuyang, Founder of Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects

Simon Lichtenberg, Founder and CEO of Trayton Group

Dominic Penaloza, Head of Innovation and Technology at WeWork China


(Saturday) 4:00 pm



No.5 The Bund (corner of Guangdong Lu)