The World Habitat Awards Advisory Group, who select the finalists of the World Habitat Awards, include housing experts with a wide range of experience.
The Advisory Group has a changing membership and includes new members every year, and in 2023 consists of:
- Christophe Lalande – Head of Housing Unit, UN-Habitat
- Dr Claudia Murray – Research Fellow at the School of Real Estate and Planning, University of Reading
- David Ireland OBE – Chief Executive, World Habitat
- Juha Kaakinen – Housing and Homelessness Expert, Professor in Practice, University of Tampere
- Julieta Perucca – Deputy Director, The Shift
- Louise Winterburn – Deputy Chief Executive, World Habitat
- Professor Nabeel Hamdi – Professor Emeritus at Oxford Brookes University
- Nick Murphy – Board member at Trident Group, Tuntum Housing Association and World Habitat.
- Rumana Kabir – Civil servant and Senior Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University
- Terrie Alafat CBE – Chief Executive, Chartered Institute of Housing
- Professor Yves Cabannes – Development Planning Unit, University College London