Shin-pei TsayExecutive Director Gehl Institute United States of America
Shin-pei Tsay is the Executive Director of Gehl institute, whose mission is to transform the way cities are shaped by making public life a driver for design, policy, and governance. Previously, Shin-pei served as deputy executive director at TransitCenter and contributed to its establishment as a philanthropy, as well as having founded and directed the Cities and Transportation Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where she also led a project with Senator Bill Bradley and Secretary Tom Ridge to reform and fund the federal transportation program. Shin-pei has served as the Deputy Director of Transportation Alternatives, Chief Operating Officer of Project for Public Spaces, was a founding member of the NYC office for ZGF Architects, and worked with Fortune 500 companies to develop Internet strategies. Shin-pei is on the Board of In Our Backyards, Transportation Alternatives, and is a Commissioner for the New York City Public Design Commission. Shin-pei holds a MSc in Cities, Space and Society from London School of Economics and a BA with distinction from Cornell University.