Lecturer in Urban Planning - Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, University of Melbourne
Patrick is an academic in the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning. Patrick’s background is in human geography with broad experience in urban and regional planning gained through teaching and research conducted at universities in Ghana and Australia. Patrick was with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Ghana in 2016 and Charles Sturt University in 2011, and worked in the areas of urban planning and management, urban resilience, environmental management, regional planning, natural resource management, climate change and development of research packages to guide urbanisation and sustainable environmental development in Africa focusing on Ghana. He is a member of the Planning Institute of Australia and the Ghana Institute of Planners, a University of Michigan Presidential Scholar, a Visiting Scholar at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study at Stellenbosch University, Cape Town South Africa, a Global Young Academy Fellow, and an Adjunct Research Fellow of the Institute for Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University. Patrick has published widely in his research area. He serves on the editorial board of Journal of Urban Affairs.
Friday 2 October
Responding panel to Keynote
SDGs, Cities Acting on Climate Change, Encouraging a Circular Economy - Claire Ferres Miles, CEO - Sustainability Victoria
Brendan Gleeson, Director - Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, University of Melbourne
Claire Ferres Miles, CEO - Sustainability Victoria
Patrick Cobbinah, Lecturer in Urban Planning - Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, University of Melbourne