Rebuilding the Construction Industry: The Russian View

Calendar 13 Aug 2020
Time 4.00 pm – 4.40 pm, GMT+8 
Location Zoom
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For centuries, construction has been a reliable source of economic growth. COVID-19, however, is forcing this conservative sector to adapt quickly to challenges such as safe distancing, affordability and housing provision. Deputy Minister Nikita Stasishin will assess the sector’s future and share how Russia is responding.

About the Speakers


Deputy Minister

Nikita Stasishin
Deputy Minister
Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities
Russian Federation

Mr. Stasishin is responsible for the development and implementation of state policy and legal regulation in the field of housing policy, and the development of housing and housing cooperatives, the rental housing market, mortgage lending, shared-equity construction of multi-apartment buildings, and complex development of territories. He supervises the Department of Housing Policy of the Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities of the Russian Federation.


Dinesh Naidu

Deputy Director
Centre for Liveable Cities
A Deputy Director at the Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC), Dinesh Naidu leads teams responsible for curating and delivering CLC’s World Cities Summit, lecture series, magazines and digital platforms. Prior to joining CLC, Dinesh was a researcher-writer and activist in the field of architecture and urban heritage. His past roles include Executive Secretary of the Singapore Heritage Society and Deputy Editor of  Singapore Architect magazine. Dinesh has been published in several journals and books, served on various public committees, and been interviewed in media like the International Herald Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, Wallpaper, Business Times and Channel News Asia.


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