Architect, urbanist, civil society activist, a leading lecturer of the Urbanism module at the MARCH School of Architecture. Graduated from the Parsons School of Design and the Massachusetts Technological Institute, Boston, USA; for many years has been working in Europe and the USA. Since 2011, has worked and headed urban development projects at the KCAP Architects & Planners design firm, Rotterdam. The firm’s projects in Russia include a masterplan of three towns in the Verkhnekamsk Agglomeration (Berezniky, Solikamsk and Usolye). A former independent consultant for UNESCO, a fellow of the International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP). Together with the full professor Ronald Wall, Nadya Nilina, architect, urban planner, expert in master-planning and historical preservation, curates the course “Urbanisation of Developing Countries” under the joint MA programme of the Strelka Advanced Urban Design Institute and the Higher School of Urbanism at the National Research University “Higher School of Economics”. Urban developer and urban planner at the ReThink studio, New York, USA.