Manu Fernández

Senior Consultant

Manu Fernández is PhD in Urban Policy and an expert in the activation of empty urban spaces, urban strategies, economic revitalization in cities and the intersection between the social and digital sphere in urban life from a citizen perspective. He works as senior consultant at Anteverti, where he is the Program Coordinator for the spin-off events of the Smart City Expo World Congress held abroad.

He has more than 15 years of experience leading consulting projects related to local sustainability and the analysis of urban economies for the Gipuzkoa Provincial Council, the Basque Government or the city councils of Barcelona, Vitoria-Gasteiz or San Sebastián, and participating in initiatives such as the Strategic Plan of Ciudad Juárez or the Strategic Plan of Malaga.

Manu Fernández has a degree in Economic Law from the Universidad de Deusto, and is the author of the blog 'Ciudades a Escala Humana' and the book 'Descifrar las smart cities' -'Decoding Smart Cities'- (2015).

Expertise

urban planning | smart cities | economic development | innovation | sustainability