Jakki Mann
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Ms. Mann, Jakki


Project Manager, Circles of Sustainability

  • Melbourne , Australia
  • Sydney, Australia
Western Sydney University

Language skills

English
Native or bilingual proficiency (I have a speaking proficiency equivalent to that of an educated native speaker)

Last updated: 2017/06/21

Personal

Jakki Mann is the  Manager of Western Sydney University's Circles of Sustainability Strategic Initiative, an approach that guides engaged and collaborative practice in making cities, locales and organisations more sustainable, resilient, adaptable and liveable.  Through the University's relationship with the City of Berlin, Jakki works with the Metropolis team to promote cases studies of urban sustainability initiatives around the world via the policy transfer platform.  Jakki has a background in communications, media and arts and has worked in both public and corporate sectors, including Darebin City Council, Palace Cinemas, Internet Icons, Melbourne International Film Festival and CSIRO Publishing,


Case studies from Jakki Mann

Zero Waste Program

Bogota, Colombia

Shortlisted project

Zero Waste Program

The Zero Waste Program aims to reduce waste and increase recycling by formalization of the labour force and the introduction of education and training programs for workers and the community. more

Climate Smart Hyllie

Malmö, Sweden

Shortlisted project

Climate Smart Hyllie

Hyllie is Malmö's largest residential and commercial development area. By 2030, Hyllie will be 100% sustained by renewable or recycled energy, achieved by using integrated new and smart technology solutions. more

Greening The Grassroots in Petaling Jaya

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Shortlisted project

Greening The Grassroots in Petaling Jaya

Based on business and community participation, the Greening The Grassroots programme will assist with the transformation of Petaling Jaya into a low carbon city by 2020 with government support. more

West End Community Plan

Vancouver, Canada

Shortlisted project

West End Community Plan

The West End Community Plan provides a clear and flexible framework to implement positive change and sustainable development. more

Smarter Sustainable Dubuque

Dubuque, United States

Shortlisted project

Smarter Sustainable Dubuque

Smarter Sustainable Dubuque is a partnership between the City of Dubuque and IBM Research to pilot an integrated, cross-silo initiative for managing resources and reducing carbon emissions. more

Sylhet : building a water-logging resilient city

Sylhet, Bangladesh

Shortlisted project

Sylhet : building a water-logging resilient city

A community based initiative to raise awareness and ensure preservation of natural water resources through sustainable drainage systems that will help eradicate water-logging in the city of Sylhet. more

The Metro Line 3

Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico

The Metro Line 3

The construction of a new subway line will increase transport capacity and reduce the transit time for passengers who commute to work, study or socialize in the Metropolitan Area of Guadalajara. more

Know Your City: Lusaka 2030 - a city without slums

Lusaka, Zambia

Shortlisted project

Know Your City: Lusaka 2030 - a city without slums

To foster a sustainable working relationship between local government and slum dwellers in a bid to expedite the creation of an inclusive city. more

Rio Capital Energy Program

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Rio Capital Energy Program

To mobilize support for and commission projects ensuring sustainable development in the energy sector. more

Providence Talks

Providence, United States

Award-winning project

Providence Talks

Providence Talks is an early childhood program that puts parents at the heart of their child’s cognitive development. It helps disadvantaged children close the achievement gap by increasing parent-child interactions at a critical age. more

SmartData Platform: solving problems before they start

Chicago, United States

Award-winning project

SmartData Platform: solving problems before they start

The SmartData Platform is an open source predictive analytics tool that enables data-driven decision making to ensure city operations are smarter and more efficient. more

FastFWD: bringing innovation to government procurement

Philadelphia, United States

Award-winning project

FastFWD: bringing innovation to government procurement

Philadelphia’s FastFWD program provides a path for creative entrepreneurs to partner with government in tackling urban issues affecting the city. more

La Paz Road Zebras: A Citizen Culture Project

La Paz, Bolivia

Award-winning project

La Paz Road Zebras: A Citizen Culture Project

The City of La Paz’s Zebra project employs marginalized youth and young adults to deliver a road sharing education programme aimed at pedestrians and drivers. more

Resilient San Francisco Strategy

San Francisco, United States

Resilient San Francisco Strategy

The city of San Francisco has developed a resilience strategy that will increase the city's capacity to be better prepared and recover more rapidly from natural disasters and climate change events. more

OpenBorough: active citizenship via e-participation

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Shortlisted project

OpenBorough: active citizenship via e-participation

The City of Amsterdam has embarked on a project to make democracy more dynamic and interactive by developing a digital participatory platform to engage with residents. more

Helsinki Climate Street project

Greater Helsinki, Finland

Shortlisted project

Helsinki Climate Street project

The Climate Street project involves public agencies, residents and businesses working together to convert sustainable ideas into practical, replicable and scalable actions. more

Vision Zero Boston

Boston, United States

Vision Zero Boston

The City of Boston has adopted a Vision Zero strategy in an effort to eliminate traffic fatalities and reduce serious traffic accidents by 2030. more

TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit System

Bogota, Colombia

TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit System

The TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in the city of Bogotá, Colombia provides residents with efficient and safe mass transit that encourages high ridership. more

Technopole Angus

Montreal, Canada

Technopole Angus

Technopole Angus demonstrates the successful urban renewal of a former industrial site in Montreal, Canada based on sustainable development and social economy and commitment. more

eKhaya : an urban regeneration project in Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa

eKhaya : an urban regeneration project in Johannesburg, South Africa

Through community mobilization, the eKhaya neighbourhood regeneration program has influenced the re-development of other declining areas in the City of Johannesburg. more

Growing a social and solidarity economy to regenerate neighborhoods in Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona, Spain

Growing a social and solidarity economy to regenerate neighborhoods in Barcelona, Spain

The city of Barcelona has implemented a social and solidarity economy (SSE) approach to tackle the growing inequalities among the cities different districts. more

Utrecht Smart Solar Charging project

Utrecht, Netherlands

Shortlisted project

Utrecht Smart Solar Charging project

The city of Utrecht has capitalised on the high take-up by residents of electric cars and solar panels to develop the Smart Solar Charging project. more

Knowledge Society - citizen participation and open government strategy

Gijon, Spain

Shortlisted project

Knowledge Society - citizen participation and open government strategy

Gijon City Council in Spain has responded to the need for greater efficiency, transparency and participatory democracy by implementing a digital platform enabling residents to share responsibility for governing and managing the city. more

Revitalizing cultural heritage in Jakarta’s historic Kota Tua neighborhood

Jakarta, Indonesia

Revitalizing cultural heritage in Jakarta’s historic Kota Tua neighborhood

The city government of Jakarta has developed a comprehensive urban plan to revitalize the historic neighborhood of Kota Tua in an inclusive and participatory way. more

Brussels regional programme for a circular economy

Brussels Capital Region, Belgium

Shortlisted project

Brussels regional programme for a circular economy

The circular economy is providing an innovative and sustainable way for the Brussels-Capital Region to address environmental, social and economic challenges. more