Authors

Fernando Fernandez-Monge

Fernandez-Monge Fernando

Fernando Fernandez-Monge is a public sector and urban policy specialist, and fellow at the Bloomberg-Harvard City Leadership Initiative. He has been involved in projects with the cities of Boston and Pittsburgh, analyzing their fiscal policies as well as their urban transformation and social inclusion strategies. Previously he was a staff member of the World Bank, advising various national and subnational governments in public sector reforms across Latin America, Europe and Asia. He holds a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School, a Master in Public Finance from UNED University and the Institute of Fiscal Studies, and a J.D. in Law and a B.A. in Political Science from the Autonomous University of Madrid.

Tatjana Marn

Marn Tatjana

Rebeca Pérez López

Pérez López Rebeca
Councilmember and Municipal Spokesperson Murcia City Hall

Rebeca Pérez is the youngest councilmember currently holding office in Murcia, she grew up in “el Esparragal” a town belonging to Murcia Municipality. And although she has worked in the private sector for many years, she has always had a special connection to her town and politics through her father, ex-president of the local town council, and through her efforts while belonging to youth-associations, organising, debating and committing in a hands-on approach to improve her town and its activities. As a councilwoman of Murcia City Hall she holds the portfolios of Youth and Development Cooperation, as well as being the official spokesperson for the Municipal Government.

Maike Schmoch

Schmoch Maike

Maike joined the URBACT-Team in June 2017 as a Communication and Event-Intern and was very involved in the organisation of the URBACT City Festival 2017 in Tallinn. The internship is part of her Masters of International Development Studies in Wageningen (NL). Her interest lays in sustainable urban development in Europe, with a focus on urban agriculture. Before her masters, she worked as a campaign assistant in an environment and human rights organisation in her home country Germany and did her Bachelor in Cultural Anthropology in Frankfurt (DE).

Aldo Vargas

Vargas Aldo

Aldo Vargas Tetmajer is the coordinator of the Polish URBACT National Dissemination point. He is an Architect and Urban Planner by profession, working at the Association of Polish Cities. For many years he has worked at the Institute of Urban Development of Krakow, where he participated in many European projects (Framework programmes, Interreg) dedicated to Urban issues. His passion is exploring the evolution of urban systems and the history of world civilizations. In this field, he is a lecturer at the Department of Comparative Study of Civilizations at the Jagiellonian University of Krakow. He is also a passionate traveler and has visited almost all the continents. In addition to traveling, is also active in the field of culture.

Mario Zulicek

Zulicek Mario