Making policies work

Giulia Maci


Giulia is the Coordinator of the European Think Tanks Group (ETTG) that gathers five influential European development institutes (ODI, ECDPM, IAI, DIE and IDDRI) which aims to advance research on European Development policies. Before becoming ETTG coordinator, Giulia has worked as international consultant at COWI Denmark and as programme manager and researcher at IHS in Rotterdam and the International Federation for Housing and Planning (IFHP) in Copenhagen, developing and managing international urban projects. Giulia is an urban planner specialised in smart mobility, urban renovation programs and community-based action planning with work experience in more than 20 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America.

Giulia is also the president and co-founder of Urbego, an international NGO composed by a team of architects, economists and social innovators. Urbego aims to develop and test processes of integration, social inclusion and sustainable development through participatory planning, youth engagement and cultural mapping.

Giulia Maci

European Think Tank Group (ETTG) Coordinator




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