Jodi Allemeier

Jodi Allemeier

GGF 2030 Working Group on Role of Cities in Global Governance

Jodi Allemeier is a program lead at the Economic Development Partnership in Cape Town, South Africa, where she delivers partnering solutions to public sector-led processes. She focuses on adaptive and collaborative approaches to urban development and her current programs include the establishment of a global city academy, the establishment of an urban development entity for the Metro Central area, and partnering for well-located affordable housing in Woodstock, Salt River, and the inner city. Previously, Jodi was the central city development manager at the Cape Town Partnership and a director at Urban-Econ, a local development consulting firm. She is a co-founder of Open Streets Cape Town and has served on various boards, including the South African Vegan Society, Open Streets Cape Town and The Service Dining Rooms, and currently the Observatory Improvement District (OBSID). Jodi was a Harvard Kennedy School Emerging Leader and Kistefos Fellow for leading economic growth. She has an academic background in social work and public leadership and holds a master’s degree in development finance.