Advisory Board

Name Organisation Expertise
Agnes Monfret European Commission: DG Regional and Urban Policy Head of Communication unit, expert in communication and citizen engagement. Responsible for INFORM network of communication managers across EU28
Dr. Sjoerdje van Heerden European Commission: Joint Research Centre Scientific Officer, expert on urban development policies. PhD on immigration and populism
Thomas Wobben European Committee of the Regions Director for Legislative Works, Regional Policy, Economic Affairs, Employment and Innovation.
Sabina de Luca Ministry of Finance, Italy; NGO Forum Inequality and Diversity (Disuguaglianze e Diversità) Citizen engagement and participatory budgeting expert. Previously Director of EU Cohesion Policy in Italian government. Extensive experience working on urban policies and citizen engagement, most recently as part of the NGO Disuguaglianze e Diversità
Andrew Davies OECD: Directorate for Public Governance and Territorial Development Senior counsellor, including responsibilities for open government, innovative citizen participation, public communication and media
Josh Lerner Executive Director of the People Powered hub ( Expert on Participatory Budgeting and founder of