Research Officer at LSE Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre and LSE Middle East Centre
Dr Do Young Oh holds a PhD in Regional and Urban Planning from the LSE and currently works as a Research Officer, based jointly at the LSE Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre and the LSE Middle East Centre for ‘Asian Capital and the Rise of Smart Urbanism’ research project. The project analyses and compares how Asian cities have risen to become reference points for the development of cities in the Global South. Prior to joining the PhD programme at the LSE in 2013, Dr Oh worked in both the public and private sectors. His professional experience includes positions as a researcher for a Korean government-funded research institute and strategic consulting firms, a project manager for a real estate development firm, and an architectural designer for design firms in Korea and the US.