Robert is a political economist focused on security and development in urban spaces. Co-Founder, Igarapé Institute, a think and do tank devoted to using new technologies to tackle global challenges.
Co-Founder, SecDev Group, a digital risk firm; and oversees projects in Latin America, Africa and Asia. Advises various UN agencies, the IADB, the World Economic Forum Global Risk Report, the World Bank and McKinseys. Faculty at Singularity University. Fellow, University of Oxford and the Graduate Institute in Geneva. Member: Global Agenda Council on the Future of Cities World Economic Forum (https://www.weforum.org/agenda/authors/robert-muggah/) Has given several TED talks and is a regular speaker at World Economic Forum in Davos. PhD from the University of Oxford.