Kristen Edgreen Kaufman
Kristen Edgreen Kaufman Deputy Commissioner, Public Private Partnerships & Economic Development NYC Mayor’s Office for International Affairs New York City, United States of America


Kristen is the Deputy Commissioner of Public Private Partnerships & Economic Development in the NYC Mayor’s Office for International Affairs. She shares the successes of the Adams administration & city agencies on a global platform and facilitates the exchange of best practices, enabling NYC to replicate the successes of leading global cities.


Save to calendar 16-11-2022 14:15 16-11-2022 15:05 Europe/Madrid New Economic Models Driving Growth

After the global effects of the pandemic and current geopolitical tensions, cities are making an effort to recover their economies. Traditional economic models have become obsolete as new urban challenges arise, and more people-centred, innovative and sustainable models are responding the new ways of living and working. The challenge is how to ensure a stronger role from local governments in gaining financial and fiscal autonomy, and how can cities adopt the suited economic model for their growth and development in sustainability, wellbeing and resilience.

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