Vice President and Founding Director, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution
Bruce Katz is a vice president at Brookings Institution and director of its Metropolitan Policy Program. He is a member of the RSA City Growth Commission in the UK and a visiting professor at London School of Economics. Katz previously served as chief of staff to the secretary of Housing and Urban Development and staff director of the Senate Subcommittee on Housing and Urban Affairs. Katz co-led the Obama administration’s housing and urban transition team. He is co-author of The Metropolitan Revolution, editor or co-editor of several books on urban and metropolitan issues, and a frequent media commentator.