The Class of 2020, Netherlands. Ryan Manton is Programme Director at The Class of 2020. He is an RIBA chartered architect and researcher with wide-ranging international experience across award-winning architecture and urban design practices. He has assisted in teaching and organising events at a number of universities and conducted research on urban planning in the UK. At the The Class of 2020 he leads the content team, coordinating research projects for cities and organisations, publishing reports, and leading an annual series of conferences on the future of living, working and learning. He is interested in the future of cities and the way the real estate, architecture and planning sectors can work together for intelligent and sustainable urban models.