Donald Johnson speaking at a conference

About DDJ Consulting

DDJ Consulting was created in 2012 by Donald Johnson, AICP, LEED AP, an urban planner, economist, researcher and writer with more than 15 years experience in understanding and creating great places. For the last ten years he has been based in Shanghai, China.

Donald has particular expertise in:

  • Sustainable Urbanism and Green Buildings
  • Smart Cities and Urban Technology
  • Renewable and Distributed Energy 
  • Urbanization and Economic Development
  • Real Estate Development
  • Urban Regeneration

He also has significant experience in regional planning, transportation planning and tourism and recreation development.

For details on Donald’s professional experience please see his public profile on LinkedIn.

Email Donald at djohnson [at]

Urbanization, Urbanism and Technology in China