Expert Panel

The virtual research panel (or expert panel in short) is our latest initiative, which we started in September 2017: Leading place brand professionals answer questions linked to the branding and reputation of cities, regions, nations and destinations: trends, challenges and future directions.

Panel questions (and answers) published so far:


Panel members around the world:


Who can join the panel?

In order to be invited to join, panel members must have been interviewed by The Place Brand Observer, which in turn means that they have been nominated by at least one professional or organization.


In alphabetical order:

Adriana Campelo
Brazil
Adriana Campelo interview
Andrea Insch
New Zealand
Interview
Andrew Hoyne
Australia
Andrew Levine
USA
Annika Rembe
Sweden
Annika Rembe interview
Anupam Yog
Singapore
Aparna Sharma
India
Ben Knapp
UK
Bill Baker
USA
Bill Baker interview
Björn Jacobsen
Germany
Buck Song Koh
Singapore
Caio Esteves
Bazil
Can Seng Ooi
Denmark
Can Seng Ooi interview
Cecilia Pasquinelli
Italy
Cecilia Pasquinelli interview
Charles Landry
UK
Charles Landry interview
Chris Fair
USA
Chris Fair interview
Christof Biggeleben
Germany
Christof Biggeleben interview
Christopher Hire
Australia
Christopher Hire interview
David Adam
United Kingdom
David Adam interview
Dominic Medway
United Kingdom
Dominic Medway interview
Ed Burghard
USA
Ed Burghard interview
Eduardo Oliveira
Switzerland
Eduardo Oliveira interview
Eli Avraham
Israel
Eli Avraham interview
Eugene Jaffe
Israel
Eugene Jaffe interview
Gary Warnaby
United Kingdom
Gary Warnaby interview
Gert-Jan Hospers
Netherlands
Gert-Jan Hospers interview
Gildo Seisdedos
Spain
Gildo Seisdedos interview
Gordon Innes
USA
Gordin Innes interview
Gregory Pomerantsev
Latvia
Gregory Pomerantsev interview
Günter Soydanbay
Canada
Günter Soydanbay interview
Gustavo Koniszczer
Argentina
Gustavo Koniszczer interview
Heather Skinner
Greece
Heather Skinner interview
Hila Oren
Israel
Hila Oren interview
Hjörtur Smárason
Denmark
Hjörtur Smárason interview
Inga Hlín Pálsdóttir
Iceland
Inga Hlín Pálsdóttir interview
Irina Shafranskaya
Russia
Irina Shafranskaya interview
James Pamment
Sweden
James Pamment interview
Jaume Marín
Spain
Jaume Marín interview
Jeannette Hanna
Canada
Jeannette Hanna interview
Jeff Finkle
USA
Jeff Finkle interview
Jeremy Tamanini
USA
Jeremy Tamanini interview
Jesper Falkheimer
Sweden
Jesper Falkheimer interview
Joao Freire
Portugal
Joao Freire interview
Jordi de San Eugenio Vela
Spain
Jordi de San Eugenio interview
José Fernández-Cavia
Spain
José Fernández-Cavia interview
Jose Filipe Torres
Spain
Jose Torres interview
José Pablo Arango
Colombia
José Pablo Arango
Juan Carlos Belloso
Spain
Juan Carlos Belloso interview
Julian Stubbs
Sweden
Julian Stubbs interview
Lina María Echeverri
Colombia
Lina María Echeverri interview
Magdalena Florek
Poland
Magdalena Florek interview
Malcolm Allan
United Kingdom
Malcolm Allan interview
Manolis Psarros
Greece
Manolis Psarros interview
Marcus Andersson
Sweden
Marcus Andersson interview
Martin Boisen
Netherlands
Martin Boisen Interview
Mihalis Kavaratzis
United Kingdom
Mihalis Kavaratzis interview
Mike Fabricius
South Africa
Mike Fabricius interview
Nadia Kaneva
USA
Nadia Kaneva interview
Nancy Snow
Japan
Nancy Snow interview
Natasha Grand
United Kingdom
Natasha Grand interview
Nikolaj Lubanski
Denmark
Nikolaj Lubanski interview
Oliver Zoellner
Germany
Oliver Zoellner interview
Paul Temporal
United Kingdom
Paul Temporal interview
Raquel Goulart Sztejnberg
Netherlands
Raquel Goulart Sztejnberg interview
Robert Govers
Belgium
Robert Govers interview
Ron Kitchens
USA
Ron Kitchens interview
Sebastian Zenker
Denmark
Sebastian Zenker interview
Sonya Hanna
United Kingdom
Sonya Hanna interview
Statia Elliot
Canada
Statia Elliot interview
Teemu Moilanen
Finland
Teemu Moilanen interview
Todd Mayfield
USA
Todd Mayfield interview
Tom Buncle
United Kingdom
Tom Buncle interview