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 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, Brookings Institution
  • Ms. Julie Egan, Urban Diplomacy Project, Detroit
  • Ms. Sofia El Arabi, Sorbonne Université
  • Prof. Michele F. Fontefrancesco, University of Gastronomic Sciences, Pollenzo
  • Mr. Nicolas Gharbi, City of Madrid
  • Ms. Louise Hombert, Casa de Velázquez, Madrid
  • Mr. Marco Mazziotti, City of Milan
  • Ms. Anna Piccinni, OECD
  • Ms. Ottavia Semerari, Istituto Packard per i Beni Culturali
  • Ms. Aude Sivigny, City of Tours
  • Prof. Cecilia Emma Sottilotta, American University of Rome
  • Ms. Tiziana Vecchio, Permanent Mission of Italy to the International Organizations in Geneva