Daniel Knowles is the Midwest correspondent for The Economist, based in Chicago, and the author of “Carmageddon”, a book about why the world needs fewer automobiles. He covers stories across the region, but is especially interested in urban government, crime, social change and transportation. Mr. Knowles previously worked on the foreign desk in London, as international correspondent, where he covered stories particularly around conflict, corruption and state failure. He has also headed the paper’s bureaus in Mumbai and Nairobi and worked as a political reporter in the Washington, D.C. bureau.
Daniel will speak as part of the International Practice: Inclusion & Connection and Climate & Adaptation session on Friday 23 June.