David Cadman is an urban land economist, writer, and has been a Visiting Professor at a number of Universities in England. As a birthright Quaker, he is interested in ways in which language and values shape our lives. David Cadman helped to create two consultancies that studied and forecast property markets, originally in terms of market performance and then in the light of sustainability and climate change. David Cadman has held professorial chairs at the University of Reading and University College London (UCL) and a Fellowship at Wolfson College, Cambridge, where he worked with the Department of Land Economy. David does not want to call himself an academic – just someone who has asked a lot of questions!