Joseph G. Allen is Director of Harvard’s Healthy Buildings Program and Associate Professor at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. A renowned forensic investigator of “sick buildings” and frequent keynote speaker, he advises leading companies around the world on healthy building strategies. A key voice in communicating the science of COVID transmission to the public, he has appeared on CBS, CNN, CNBC, and Bloomberg, and has written many influential pieces for the Washington Post, the New York Times, The Atlantic, and USA Today. He is Chair of The Lancet COVID-19 Commission Task Force on Safe Work, Safe School, and Safe Travel.
John D. Macomber is Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School and a world leader on the financing of resilience. He is the author of dozens of HBS case studies on infrastructure projects, focusing on office buildings in the United States, housing in India, water management in Mexico, and private sector–led new cities in Asia.