Yuriy Milevskiy

Managing Director, NOVAYA Labs.
Founding Partner of NOVAYA Labs — a consultancy and technology company that specialises in an integrated, data-driven approach to town planning, property development and urban regeneration. He began his career at UK-based Arup, delivering urban strategies for growing cities worldwide.

In 2010, Yuriy re-entered the academic sphere, joining LSE Cities and subsequently becoming Vice Dean of the HSE Department of Urban and Regional Planning, where he co-led the creation of Russia's first MSc programme in Urban Development and Planning. Today, his work with NOVAYA Labs extends to the UK, Russia, Eastern & Southern Africa, and is focused on digital transformation projects for the public sector and SaaS tools for property market specialists. Yuriy is a regular contributor to the city open data discussion and related themes of governance, risk and opportunity.