Authors

Tracey Johnson

Johnson Tracey

Tracey Johnson@Cr8tveBarnsley

Creative, digital & cultural sector bod at @BarnsleyBiz & beyond. Project Manager @Barnsley_DMC. Mrs @MADENORTH & @SheffDesignWeek. Tweets all mine.

Anna Leidreiter

Leidreiter Anna

Senior Programme Manager – Climate, Energy and Cities, World Future Council Anna Leidreiter joined the World Future Council in October 2010. As Senior Programme Manager for Climate Energy, she carries out policy research and develops advocacy campaigns with the climate energy team. In her main capacity Anna works on enabling policy frameworks for a global energy transition towards 100% renewable energies as well as a transformation of urban areas towards regenerative systems. Besides that, Anna is a founding member of an energy cooperative in the North of Germany where she coordinates the media and communication work. Before joining the WFC, Anna gained practical experiences in the renewable energy industry. Working for a photovoltaic company, she implemented community owned solar systems in the North of Germany. Further, Anna has worked at the German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA Hamburg) on the topic of climate change and resource management in Africa. Writing her thesis on „Community Participation in Natural Resource Management”, Anna carried out her fieldwork in rural Ethiopia. She authored and co-authored various articles and publications on climate change and renewable energy subjects and speaks frequently on international conferences. Anna holds a Masters degree in International Development Studies focused on Environmental Governance from the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Melanie Mattauch

Mattauch Melanie

Marko Peterlin

Peterlin Marko

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.

Kristine Sergejeva

Sergejeva Kristine
Regular Contributor

In 2012, I , @sergejevic on Twitter, joined the passionate and innovative URBACT team as their Communication Manager. Before, for 10 years, I was working for the Intra-European Organisation of Tax Administrations and was responsible for the whole communication area in the IOTA Secretariat. Following my graduate studies in political science - international relations and post-graduate studies in philosophy at the University of Latvia, I started to work in the Latvian Red Cross as the Dissemination Officer. In 2000 I joined the Latvian State Revenue Service as a Chief Specialist of Project Analysis Division within the Modernization Project Implementation Department, where I was responsible on quality and risk analysis of the State Revenue Service's Modernization Project. I am also an art photographer with several personal and group exhibitions held in Latvia and Hungary.

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.