Speakers at the 2021 Europe Housing Forum

Raquel Ludermir holds a Ph.D. in Urban Development and currently leads the Advocacy Program of Habitat for Humanity Brazil. As an independent consultant, she has worked extensively…
Achilles Kallergis is an Assistant Professor at the New School for Social Research and the Director of the Cities and Migration Project at the Zolberg Institute on…
Björn Mallants is the managing director of VVH, Vereniging van Vlaamse Huisvestingsmaatschappijen. VVH is the umbrella organization of the Flemish social housing companies. He has been in…
Amanda Entrikin is the Director of Global Affairs and Advocacy at Habitat for Humanity International, a global non-profit focused on creating decent housing for all. Based in…
Gerhard Koch is Head of Public Affairs at Wienerberger AG. He has large experience in advocacy, both on national and European level, R&D, marketing & technical PR…
Karimi Gitonga is the Asia Regional Technical Advisor for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation at Catholic Relief Services (CRS). He has worked with a variety…
Edit Lakatos is a policy ofcer at Housing Europe, where her field of expertise is the impact analysis and monitoring of European public policies in relation to…
Dr. József Hegedüs is a founding member of the Metropolitan Research Institute, a think tank working on urban and housing policy since 1989. József Hegedüs has played…
Gerry Muscat is Head of Division ‘Urban Advisory’ at the European Investment Bank. Gerry is responsible for EIB advisory work with cities in areas of urban development,…
As Associate Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation for the Terwilliger Center, Lizan Kuster leads the global efforts to raise the profile of affordable housing in the entrepreneurship…
Dara Turnbull is the Research Coordinator at Housing Europe – the European Federation of Public, Cooperative and Social Housing. His work primarily focuses on the preparation of research…
Dragomir Tzanev is Executive Director of Center for Energy Efficiency EnEffect and official representative of Municipal Energy Efficiency Network EcoEnergy – Bulgaria. Coordinator of the successfully completed…
Bogdan Suditu is a geographer, teacher and researcher in the fields of housing policy, urban and territorial planning, social geography at the University of Bucharest, Romania. He…
Jaime Royo-Olid is Urban Development, Sustainable Transport and Digitalisation Senior Officer at the European Union (EU) Delegation to Kenya. With the EU, Jaime has previously managed development…
Morgan Babbs is the Chief Innovation Officer at iluméxico, a Mexican solar service provider for off-grid and grid poor households. During her tenure at iluméxico, Morgan has…
Prasoon Kumar, Co-Founder and CEO of BillionBricks is a President’s Design Awardee, TEDx speaker and social justice campaigner working towards eradicating homelessness. Prasoon began his career as…
Katarzyna Przybylska is Senior Advocacy Manager at Habitat for Humanity Poland. She is Specialist in developing and promoting effective legal regulations that improve the quality and accessibility of…
Zsuzsanna Koritár is the director of the Hungarian Energy Efficiency Institute (MEHI). Before joining  MEHI in 2017, Zsuzsanna spent 16 years working at Energiaklub, a prominent Hungarian…
Project Manager of the Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme of UN-Habitat, Kerstin Sommer has been working on slum upgrading, poverty reduction, inclusion and integration, community development at UN-Habitat headquarters…
Cecilia Rivera, Swisscontact’s representative in Peru, is a lawyer with a Master’s degree in Political Science and Government. She is a specialist in international cooperation, with more…