Joel Bolnick, Coordinator of the Community Organisations Resource Centre (CORC) in Cape Town.
Somsook Boonyabancha, Director of the Community Organizations Development Institute in Bangkok (CODI)
Sheela Patel, Director of the Society for the Promotion of Area Resource Centers in Mumbai (SPARC)
Edgar Pieterse, Chair in Urban Policy and Director of the African Centre for Cities at the University of Cape Town
Emma Porio, Chairperson and Professor of Sociology at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, School of Social Sciences, Ateneo de Manila University
Ananya Roy, Education Director at the Blum Center for Developing Economies, Co-Director Global Metropolitan Studies Center and Professor at the Department of City & Regional Planning University of California, Berkeley