Ana Peric, architect and urban planner, is a post-doc researcher at the Institute for Spatial and Landscape Development, ETH Zurich (Switzerland). She is also engaged as a teaching assistant at the Faculty of Architecture, University in Belgrade (Serbia), where she obtained her PhD with distinction from the Belgrade Chamber of Commerce. Her scientific and professional research is focused on urban planning, urban research methodology, collaboration in the planning process, as well as brownfield regeneration. As an expert team member, she participated in several international projects on various topics: from spatial and transport development in European macro-regions to the brownfield regeneration initiatives. Ana is the author of one monograph and has also published in more than 30 peer-reviewed journals and international conference proceedings. She is the active member of AESOP Young Academics, Serbian Chamber of Engineers and Belgrade Association of Architects, as well as associate member of NALED (National Alliance for Local Economic Development) – Serbian NGO supported by USAID. She has given lectures at academic institutions of Serbia and Switzerland and has been actively engaged as a member of supervising committees in a number of PhD dissertations, MAS (Master of Advanced Studies) and Master thesis being conducted at foreign universities (ETH Zurich, UPC Barcelona).
Ekim Tan is an expert in cities and gaming.
She is currently leading the consultancy firm, Play the City, to help governments and market par ties collaborate effectively with medium and small scale stakeholders.
Ekim developed the City Gaming method during her doctoral research at the Delft University of Technology. Her City Games have been applied worldwide, in global cities including Istanbul, Amsterdam, Shenzhen, Tirana, Cape Town, Brussels.
Stichting Pakhuis de Zwijger is a platform for creativity and innovation in the creative industries and urban development. http://www.dezwijger.nl/