Yahia Shawkat

Yahia Shawkat

Biography: 

Yahia Shawkat works on built environment mapping and policy research and is co-founder and research coordinator of 10 Tooba | Applied Research on the Built Environment.

Yahia's work includes the infographic book; "Social Justice and the Built environment | A Map of Egypt (Ar), and the Right to Housing Initiative documentaries . He has also written a number of papers and policy notes on housing policy and mapped the building collapse phenomena in Egypt, building the first database on collapses.

Yahia has been Housing Rights Officer at EIPR and consulted on housing and built environment policy for the World Bank watchdog, BIC among others. He regularly contributes to local and foreign press, and blogs on ShadowMinistryOfHousing.org.