Associate Fellows

In its research, training, and public communication activities, the City Diplomacy Lab benefits from the valuable collaboration of a group of highly qualified Associate Fellows.

Associate Fellows are internationally renowned experts and practitioners of urban affairs. Appointment as an Associate Fellow is on a personal basis, lasts for two years, and is renewable.

Here is the list of current Associate Fellows:

  • Ms. Cyrine Ben Mlouka, Réseau des Femmes Leaders Maghrébines (RFLM)
  • Dr. Santiago Betancur, World Water Council
  • Mr. Max Bouchet, Truman Center for National Policy
  • Mr. Simone d’Antonio, Italian Association of Cities and Municipalities (ANCI)
  • Ms. Julie Egan, Urban Diplomacy Project, Detroit
  • Dr. Sofia El Arabi, Sorbonne Université
  • Prof. Michele F. Fontefrancesco, University of Gastronomic Sciences, Pollenzo
  • Mr. Nicolas Gharbi, City of Madrid
  • Ms. Henriette Mahamane, City of Leeds
  • Dr. Valentina Montalto, UNESCO Culture|2030 Indicators
  • Ms. Hélène Morales Icaza, City of Enghien-les-Bains
  • Ms. Thusani Mulaudzi, City of Johannesburg
  • Ms. Elisa Muzzini, Council of Europe Development Bank
  • Ms. Louise Hombert, Casa de Velázquez, Madrid
  • Mr. Marco Mazziotti, City of Milan
  • Ms. Anna Piccinni, OECD
  • Ms. Ottavia Semerari, Variabile K
  • Ms. Aude Sivigny, City of Tours
  • Prof. Cecilia Emma Sottilotta, University for Foreigners of Perugia
  • Dr. Janina Stürner-Siovitz, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Ms. Tiziana Vecchio, Permanent Mission of Italy to the International Organizations in Geneva