Members

Conference 2016
Igor Albin

Igor Albin

Vice-Governor of Saint-Petersburg

Igor Albin

Igor Albin

St. Petersburg, Russia

Vice-Governor of Saint-Petersburg

From 2007 until 2012, Albin was the governor of the Kostroma Oblast in Russia. On October 2012 he was appointed to the position of Minister of Regional Development and remained in office until the ministry was dissolved in September 2014. In November 2014, he was appointed Vice Governor of Saint Petersburg.

Jaime Lerner

Jaime Lerner

Ex-mayor of Curitiba, Governor of the state of Paraná, in southern Brazil

Jaime Lerner

Jaime Lerner

Curitiba, Brazil

Ex-mayor of Curitiba, Governor of the state of Paraná, in southern Brazil

Jaime Lerner was the governor of the state of Paraná, in southern Brazil. He is renowned as an architect and urban planner, having been mayor of Curitiba, capital of Paraná, three times (1971–75, 1979–84 and 1989–92). In 1994, Lerner was elected governor of Paraná, and was reelected in 1998.

At the General Assembly of the International Union of Architects in July 2002, Lerner was elected president for a period of three years. Lerner is also a professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the Universidade Federal do Paraná, his graduated university, and has been a guest professor at the University of California, Berkeley.

Elena Ulyanova

Elena Ulyanova

The Chairman of the Committee on Economic Policy and Strategic Planning of St. Petersburg

Elena Ulyanova

Elena Ulyanova

St. Petersburg, Russia

The Chairman of the Committee on Economic Policy and Strategic Planning of St. Petersburg

From August 2014 to February 2015 Elena Ulyanova was Governor advisor on economic issues. On February 24, 2015 headed Committee for Economic Policy and Strategic Planning of St. Petersburg.

Vladimir Vasiliev

Vladimir Vasiliev

Rector of the University of Information Technologies, Chairman of the Council of Rectors of St. Peterburg

Vladimir Vasiliev

Vladimir Vasiliev

St. Peterburg, Russia

Rector of the University of Information Technologies, Chairman of the Council of Rectors of St. Peterburg

Dr. Vladimir Vasilyev has been the rector of ITMO University since 1996. One Russia’s leading higher education and research institutions, it specializes in Information Technology, Optical Design and Engineering. He is an active corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Russian Academy of Education. He’s been the head of the Council of St. Petersburg Rectors since 2004 and is a member of the St. Petersburg Governor's Technical Council.

Vicente Guallart

Vicente Guallart

Academic Supervisor of Laboratory for Experimental Urban Design National Research University Higher School of Economics. Architect, Director of IaaC Project for the Self Sufficient City.

Vicente Guallart

Vicente Guallart

Barcelona, Spain

Academic Supervisor of Laboratory for Experimental Urban Design National Research University Higher School of Economics. Architect, Director of IaaC Project for the Self Sufficient City.

Vicente Guallart has been the Chief Architect of Barcelona City Council 2011-15.

He was born in Valencia in 1963. He opened his studio in Barcelona in 1992. He was co-founder of the Institute of Advanced Architecture (IAAC) and director from 2003 to 2011. He was director of the Master of Advanced Architecture since 2001 until 2011, co-organized by IAAC and UPC School.

Willly Muller

Willly Muller

Co-founder of the Institute of Advanced Architecture in Catalunya (IAAC)

Willly Muller

Willly Muller

Barcelona, Spain

Co-founder of the Institute of Advanced Architecture in Catalunya (IAAC), Director of Urban Sciences Lab IaaC; the author of the smart city conception (Smart City Barcelona)

Willy Müller graduated as an architect (1984) in Argentina and pursued doctoral studies at ETSAB-UPB (1986/88). He is a co-founder of the Institute of Advanced Architecture in Catalunya (IAAC) in 2000, becoming its Development Manager in 2004. He established his own office in Barcelona WMA, Willy Müller Architects in 1996, a recognized architectural firm achieving several international awards in competitions as well as with built projects, featuring his work in numerous exhibitions. He is the co-author of several books, including Sociópolis, Media House Project, the Metapolis Dictionary of Advanced Architecture, and the Self-sufficient Housing.

Salvador Rueda

Salvador Rueda

Director of the Urban Ecology Agency of Barcelona

Salvador Rueda

Salvador Rueda

Barcelona, Spain

Director of the Urban Ecology Agency of Barcelona

Salvador Rueda is the founder and active Director of the Urban Ecology Agency of Barcelona, established June 5, 2000.
He has held managerial positions in the Planning department, Government of Catalonia (la Generalitat de Cataluña) as well as with the Municipalities of Barcelona and Sant Adrià de Besòs.

Leonid Limonov

Leonid Limonov

Director-Coordinator for Research Programmes in Leontief Center

Director-Coordinator for Research Programmes in Leontief Center

Alexander Svinolobov

Alexander Svinolobov

Development director of Bonava

Development director of Bonava

Mikhail Klimovskii

Mikhail Klimovskii

Advisor to the Rector of ITMO University

Advisor to the Rector of ITMO University

Vladimir Grigoryev

Vladimir Grigoryev

Head of the Committee for Urban Development and Architecture of St.Petersburg

Vladimir Grigoryev

Vladimir Grigoryev

St. Petersburg, Russia

Head of the Committee for Urban Development and Architecture of St.Petersburg

Head of the Committee for Urban Development and Architecture of St.Petersburg

Natalia Trunova

Natalia Trunova

Vice President, Center for Strategic Research

Natalia Trunova

Natalia Trunova

St. Petersburg, Russia

Vice President, Center for Strategic Research

Natalia Trunova headed Lengiprogor Institute in October 2015. From 2010 to 2012 she was the Chairman of the State Committee for Tourism, investment and spatial development of the Pskov Oblast. Then Executive Director of «Lengiprogor» . Natalia was the Head of «Spatial
Development», Center for Strategic Research before becoming Vice President, Center for Strategic Research.