Martin Dubbeling, The Netherlands (2018-2021)
President – ExCom member
Martin Dubbeling is an urban planner and urban designer specialised in sustainable urban design. In 2013 he founded Connecting Cities, office for research, consultancy, design and communication in sustainable urban and regional planning. Short bio
Pietro Elisei, Italy/Romania (2020-2021)
President-Elect – ExCom member
Town and regional planner, senior researcher and policymaker. He collaborated, as consultant, with ministries, cities and towns all over Europe, holding important positions in international organizations dedicated to urban planning (PLANUM SG, ISOCARP VP). Short bio
Frank D’hondt, Greece/Belgium (2019-2022)
Secretary General – ExCom member
Frank is a freelance city & regional planner, with 30 y. of global experience in designing & conducting participatory strategic planning processes. He advises urban & rural communities and their national & local governments on achieving sustainable urban and territorial development. Short bio.
Daniele Vettorato, Italy (2020-2023)
Daniele Vettorato leads a research team on urban and regional energy transition at EURAC, Bolzano. He has been invited as lecturer and speaker in more than 50 events, trainings and university courses all over the globe. Short bio
Ali A. Alraouf, Qatar (2019-2022)
Ali A. Alraouf is an architect, urban designer and planner interested in research and practice related to comprehensive sustainable design and urban planning. He published more than 105 journal refereed papers, critical reviews, essays, in addition to books and book chapters. Short bio.
Dushko Bogunovich, New Zealand (2019-2022)
Dushko Bogunovich is an architect, urban designer, town planner and academic, with residence in Auckland, New Zealand. He is currently an adjunct professor at the School of Architecture and Planning at Auckland University. Short bio.
Zeynep Gunay, Turkey (2020-2023)
Zeynep Gunay is Professor of Urbanism in Istanbul Technical University and has been a visiting and research scholar in various international and national institutions. Her major areas of interest are theories and policies in urban conservation and urban renewal. Short bio
Milena Ivković, The Netherlands/Serbia (2020-2023)
After receiving MSc degree in architecture in Belgrade, Milena Ivković worked for several renowned Dutch offices. Through her own Rotterdam-based practice Blok74, she develops new formats of pop-up participation in urban planning. Short bio
Shi Nan, China (2020-2023)
Dr. Shi Nan has over 30 years planning experiences specialized in policy analysis and master planning. Shi Nan is the Executive President and Secretary General of Urban Planning Society of China (UPSC), the national academic and professional organization of China. Short bio
Ana Peric, Switzerland/Serbia (2016-2022)
Educated and trained in Belgrade as architect and urban planner, Ana Perić is currently engaged as lecturer and senior researcher at ETH Zurich, with the main interests in the domain of transnational planning and development. Short bio