Christopher Cadell

Christopher Cadell MA, MBA  was a founding director of URBED.  He studied Chemical Engineering at Cambridge University and Business Administration at Stanford University in California where he graduated first in his Class.  He became a Vice President of the Boston Consulting Group and worked extensively as an international business strategy consultant both before and after helping Nicholas Falk establish URBED in 1976.  He worked for URBED, either part-time or full-time, for over 30 years, leading many urban regeneration studies on behalf of Central Government Departments, Local Authorities and Voluntary Sector clients and contributing to many other projects especially in the field of financial analysis.  He also taught on URBED's ground-breaking Business Start-up courses and wrote several books and published reports, including: Re-using Redundant Buildings (HMSO, 1987), Managing Urban Change (Department of the Environment, 1988), Grainger Town: Investing in Quality (Grainger Town Partnership, 2001), Spreading the Benefits of Town and City Centre Renewal (Local Government Association, 2005) and Regeneration in European Cities (Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2008).  In addition, as a director of URBED, he played a full part in the development of the Company and its pioneering role in Urban Regeneration in Britain.  He retired in 2009.

Christopher Cadell