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  • Glynda Bathan-Baterina

    Clean Air Asia
    Deputy Executive Director

    Oral Presentation 4

    Improving the walking environment and addressing air pollution: It’s a win-win!

    Glynda Bathan-Baterina

    Clean Air Asia
    Deputy Executive Director

    Glynda Bathan-Baterina is the Deputy Executive Director of Clean Air Asia. She is a lawyer with 20 years of experience in policy and program development for clean air, sustainable transport, industrial emissions control, and climate change mitigation. She was among the lawyers who helped draft the 1999 Philippine Clean Air Act Implementing Rules and Regulations. In 2020, she was named one of the Remarkable Women in Transport by the Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI). She is a member of the 2020-2021 World Economic Forum Global Future Council for Clean Air. Glynda holds a Master’s in Environmental Management degree from the Ateneo de Manila University and University of San Francisco; and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Philippines.
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  • José Besselink

    City of Rotterdam
    Urban Planner

    Oral Presentation 1

    Building a walkable city

    José Besselink

    City of Rotterdam
    Urban Planner

    José Besselink is an Urban Planner in the field of public space and active mobility at the City of Rotterdam. She was the initiator for hosting Walk21 in Rotterdam 2019. The conference has served as a catalyst in creating the city’s very first walking strategy. José was the chief editor of Rotterdam Walks 2025 and she is member of an interdepartmental team Rotterdam Walks, with representatives from the urban planning, mobility, health, maintenance, safety, sports, and accessibility departments. José is a changemaker within the organization of a local government and she has been instrumental in many of the city’s changes implementing pop-up plazas, tactical urbanism experimentation and creating more accessible and fun urban spaces.
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  • Francisco Burgos

    Mobility and Transport Department in Colombia, IDOM Consulting, Engineering, Architecture SAU
    Project Director

    Oral Presentation 3

    Walking and Public Transport - Benefits and impacts

    Francisco Burgos

    Mobility and Transport Department in Colombia, IDOM Consulting, Engineering, Architecture SAU
    Project Director

    Civil Engineer with a Master's Degree in Transport and Territory from the Polytechnic University of Valencia since 2009. He started his professional career in the field of mobility in 2008, when he began to participate in the development of studies throughout the Valencian Community, Catalonia and Murcia. Especially interesting was his collaboration and management in the development of the Mobility Plans of Valencia and Alicante, Paterna, Jávea, Onda in Spain, Catanduva, Santa Maria in Brazil and Bogotá-Region in Colombia, in addition to the TOD NAMA in several cities of Colombia.

    Francisco has actively participated in the development of public and private transport studies as well as in the development of simulation models of macro and micro traffic in different platforms such as VISUM, AIMSUN, SATURN or PARAMICS, both in Spain and in Brazil and the United Kingdom. During the last years he has developed his professional career working mainly in the United Kingdom, Spain and Colombia developing and managing projects for Highways England, Secretaría Distrital de Movilidad, Hertfordshire County Council, Stevenage Borough Council or Qatar - Ministry of Municipality & Urban Planning, expanding his experience in the development of transport models and economic studies. He is currently the head of the mobility department in Colombia and the technical coordinator of e-mobility projects in Brazil and Argentina.
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  • Dino Buzzi

    Mobility Planning, Buenos Aires City Government
    General Director

    Oral Presentation 1

    Building a walkable city

    Dino Buzzi

    Mobility Planning, Buenos Aires City Government
    General Director

    Dino Buzzi is an architect with a degree from the architecture, design and urbanism university, UBA. He has been working in the field of urbanism and academic management for the last few years. He is currently studying a masters in cities, also from UBA. He has collaborated with various different media outlets (Revista Panamá, Revista Summa, Infobae) focusing on architecture, territory and society. In March 2021 he began his new role as General Director of Planning, Use and Evaluation for the Secretary of Transportation and Public Works.
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