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John Hoyt

John Hoyt

Head of Operations

John Hoyt is an experienced leader and manager, having built non-profit and for-profit organizations in the U.S., Chile, Brazil, and China. He holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Business from the University of Florida, and recently completed a Masters in International Development from the University of Edinburgh with a dissertation focused on charter cities. John’s passion for development stems from his first-hand experience with urban poor in Latin America as well as life in the mega-cities of Asia.

 

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Investment Laws in Zanzibar

A Policy Evaluation of the 2018 and 2023 Zanzibar Investment Laws

This policy brief evaluates the evolution of Zanzibar’s investment laws from 2018 to 2023, focusing on their alignment with international best practices. The 2023 Act, replacing the 2018 Act, introduces clearer and more concise regulations, affirming the state’s role in supporting private-sector-led development. Key changes

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May Book Club Review

Each month, the CCI team selects a new book to read and discuss together. Our book club selections cover a wide range of topics that are relevant to charter cities, but they are most often related to development, urban issues, and governance. In this ongoing

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The Charter Cities Institute and UN-Habitat to Collaborate on the Establishment of the Africa Urban Lab at the African School of Economics new Zanzibar Campus

New Research Hub Focused on Educating the African City Builders, Urban Planners, and Municipal Leaders of Tomorrow using Innovative Approaches to Urban Development. May 15, 2024 The Charter Cities Institute (CCI), in collaboration with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), has announced a significant

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