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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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  • Judith Bokhove

    City of Rotterdam
    Vice Mayor for Urban Mobility

    Opening Ceremony

    Congratulatory Remarks

    Judith Bokhove

    City of Rotterdam
    Vice Mayor for Urban Mobility

    Judith Bokhove has been a councilor in Rotterdam on behalf of GroenLinks since 5 July 2018. She is responsible for the Mobility, Youth and Language portfolio. On behalf of the municipality of Rotterdam, she is a member of the board for traffic and transport of the Metropolitan Region Rotterdam The Hague (MRDH).
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  • Fiona Bull

    Department of Physical Activity, World Health Organization (WHO)
    Unit Head

    Oral Presentation 5

    Measuring Walking: the invisible asset and how to make it more visible

    Fiona Bull

    Department of Physical Activity, World Health Organization (WHO)
    Unit Head

    Dr Fiona Bull MBE is the Head of the Physical Activity Unit at the World Health Organization Headquarters providing global leadership on physical activity and supporting country implementation of the Global Action Plan on Physical Activity 2018-2030. Work includes developing capacity, extending global partnerships and policy coherence across intersecting areas and developing global guidelines, standards and technical tools, based on the latest scientific evidence and best practice experiences. With a focus on supporting low- and middle-income countries, the overall goals is to increase the opportunities and supportive environments that enable people of all ages and abilities to be regularly active. Before joining WHO, Fiona was Professor of Public Health and Physical Activity at the University of Western Australia, Director of the Centre for Built Environment and Health and previously Director of the National Centre for Physical Activity and Health in the UK. Her professional career spans over 30 years and covers developing global and national policy on physical activity, epidemiology of physical activity and health, digital innovations, and systems and settings approaches to national action on increasing physical activity.
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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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