Mr Sima Xiao
Dean & Chief Planner, Urban Planning and Design Institute, Shenzhen, China
As a well-known expert in the field of urban planning in China, a pioneer in local exploration and pragmatic reform studies, Xiao Sima has been committed to first-tier urban planning and design for more than 30 years. He has presided over and participated in more than 300 planning and design research and application projects, leading a number of excellent planning, design and technology development achievements.
In 2016, he was awarded the National Excellent Urban Planning Science and Technology Worker; in 2019, he was awarded the Special Allowance Expert of Shenzhen Municipal Government, Shenzhen High-level Professional and Technical Personnel (local level leader); in 2020, he was awarded the Special government allowances of the State Council and honoured with Engineering Survey and Design Master of Shenzhen (the first session). Over the years, he has achieved many awards for his academic and professional successes, and has won more than 40 prizes of national and provincial levels.