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Meet the team

Meet the team behind the course.

We are excited to have you join us on this journey towards sustainable urban mobility! On this page, you can meet the team behind the course and the guest speakers who have contributed to it.

Course Leaders

Profile pic of Clemence Cavoli Dr. Clemence Cavoli is a lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the department for Civil, Environmental and Geomatic engineering at UCL. She is an expert in sustainable urban mobility and transport, with a particular focus on innovative governance, policymaking and planning
Profile pic of Peter Jones Prof. Peter Jones (OBE) is based at UCL’s department for Civil, Environmental and Geomatic engineering and is a leading expert in Transport and sustainable development. He advises the European Commission and a number of major cities and national governments around the world and was awarded an OBE for services to national transport policy
Profile pic of Ana Drăguțescu Ana Drăguțescu is a Coodinator in Sustainble Mobility and Transport at ICLEI Europe. She is an expert in the fields of urban planning, urban design and transport planning
Profile pic of Elma Meskovic Elma Meskovic is a Sustainable Mobility and Transport Officer at ICLEI Europe
Profile pic of Viviane Weinmann Viviane Weinmann is a Transport Planner and Advisor, for the Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI) and GIZ. She has experience in road and pedestrian microsimulation modelling, feasibility studies and transport master planning

Content Creators & Facilitation

Profile pic of Yasmina Yusuf Yasmina Yusuf is a researcher and project manager at the department for Civil, Environmental and Geomatic engineering at UCL. She also has consulted on a range of research projects in relation to urban resilience and urban mobility
Profile pic of Shyantani Saha Shyantani Saha is a Research Assistant at the Bartlett Development Planning Unit at UCL. Her area of expertise is in the WASH and Health sector within urban environments
Profile pic of Luciano Pana Tronca Luciano Pana Tronca is based at the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering at UCL as a Research Fellow for the SUMP-Plus project. He has a background in Supply Chain Management, Strategy and Regional Policy
Profile pic of Marco Dean Marco Dean – is a Lecturer in infrastructure planning at the Bartlett School of Planning at UCL

Contributors & Dissemination

Profile pic of Reggie Tricker Reggie Tricker – Sustainable Mobility Officer, ICLEI
Profile pic of Lucy Russell Lucy Russell – Officer in the Communications & Member Relations team, ICLEI Europe
Profile pic of Alexandria Chong Alexandria Chong – Research assistant and Ph.D candidate, Bartlett Development Planning Unit, UCL
Profile pic of David Bull David Bull – Ex local government politician in Southampton; Director of Transportation, Sustainability, Employment and Partnerships in Birmingham; and Director of Planning and Transportation and interim chief executive at Thurrock Council in South Essex
UCL Digital education team – Provide support, advice and training for all aspects of Learning Technology, e-learning and distance learning across the whole of UCL EIT Urban Mobility – Initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). It has been working to encourage positive changes in the way people move around cities in order to make them more liveable places

Guest speakers (in order of appearance)

Karen Vancluysen, Secretary General of POLIS; Annette Kayser, Copenhagen City Council; Dr. Joseph Macarthy, Director, Sierra Leone Urban research Centre (SLURC); Mayor Yvonne Aki Sawyer OBE, Mayor of Freetown; Prof. Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design; Prof. Dario Hidalgo, Transport and Logistics Professor, Industrial Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá; Dr. Charlotte Halpern, FNSP tenured researcher at Science Po Centre for European studies and comparative politics in Paris; Tim Durant, Associate Director of Vectos; Dr. Tom Cohen, Senior Lecturer, Architecture and Cities, Westminster University; Jochen Schneider, Senior Economist at the European Investment Bank; Tiina Leinonen, Program Manager, Carbon Neutral Actions, Climate and Environmental Policy Unit, City of Tampere, Finland; Daniel Moser, Senior Transport Specialist – World Bank and GIZ; Deborah Paton, Head of Transport Strategy, Glasgow City Council, Scotland.

We’re looking forward to getting to know you over the next four weeks!

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