Jessica Seddon

  • Director of Integrated Urban Strategy
  • World Resources Institute



Dr. Jessica Seddon is Director of Integrated Urban Strategy at World Resources Institute. She was formerly a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Technology and Policy and Adjunct Faculty at Department of Humanities, IIT-Madras. Her research and consulting focus on the interaction of institutions with the information ecology and their joint effect on group behaviour.

She has worked in development social science and institutional design for over a decade and a half, with employers and clients ranging from the multilateral development bank research departments to a start-up university in Bangalore and national government committees in India.

Dr. Seddon earned her Ph.D. from Stanford University Graduate School of Business and her B.A. from Harvard University.