Henk Bouwman is Secretary General of METREX, the Network for European Metropolitan Regions and Areas, with 50 member regions from all over Europe. In 1998, Henk established his own urbanism practice, UiP urban producers, that specialises in designing long-term urban change in Places of Connection: where Urban Change meets Infrastructural Interventions.
His portfolio includes a range of work from strategic briefs to concrete implementation plans in Europe and Asia. Over the years he has specialised in how cities can maximise socio-economic benefit from rail-infrastructure. Urban-imPulse is based in London and Lyon.
He has held a number of academic posts and is currently teaching at the Academies in Amsterdam and Tilburg (NL) and he is director of The Academy of Urbanism in London.