Marko Peterlin

Marko Peterlin, is trained as an architect and urban planner, obtaining a Bachelor’s degree at the University of Ljubljana (1998) and a Masters degree at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in Barcelona (2003). He is now a director and lead researcher at IPoP and a coordinator of a national network of NGOs in the field of spatial and urban development. His work experiences include extensive collaboration with public and private institutions as well as NGOs, a number of territorial cooperation projects and applied research projects. In the years 2004-2005 he was the responsible person for the ESPON Contact Point for Slovenia and from 2009 onwards he is the responsible person for URBACT National Dissemination Point. As an external expert he led the drafting of documents for the Slovenian EU Presidency in the fields of territorial cohesion and urban development policies. He contributed analytical reports to a number of studies for the European Commission. He is fluent in English, Slovenian and Croatian and has basic knowledge of German, Italian and Spanish.