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About Centre for Sustainable Urban Futures

Urban Futures is an platform working within the field of sustainable urban development, one of the most important societal challenges today. All projects within Urban Futures are run jointly by researchers and practitioners with the aim to realising fair, green and accessible cities.

The board

The Board of Urban Futures consists of representatives from the eight partners, where each partner appoints its own board member. The board is responsible for the overall strategic planning and management of the Centre and is its highest decision-making body.The precidency is rotating between the eight partners.

The Urban Futures board consists of following partners

• Chalmers University of Technology
• The Gothenburg Region, GR
• The City of Gothenburg
• The University of Gothenburg
• IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute
• RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB
• The County Administrative Board of Västra Götaland
• The Region Västra Götaland

Members of the board

Merritt Polk, University of Gothenburg (Chair of the Board), merritt.polk@globalstudies.gu.se
Sofia Hellberg, (Vice Chair of the Board), The Region Västra Götaland
Kristina Mjörnell, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB
Maria Sigroth, The Gothenburg Region, GR
Henriette Söderberg, Chalmers University of Technology
Henrik Kant, The City of Gothenburg
Karin Sjöberg, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute
Lena Malm, The County Administrative Board of Västra Götaland

Coordinating group

The coordinating group has more of an executive and advisory role in Urban Futures. In the group there are appointed coordinators for each partner organisation. Some organisations have more than one coordinator depending on the extent or need of the specific organisation. The coordinating group is a forum for developing co-creation/cooperation between the partners, when it comes to projects, possible activities and other forms of collaboration, but also with the aim to develop the organisation and its activities.


Liane Thuvander, Chalmers University of Technology
Jonas Nässén, Chalmers University of Technology
Ida Boström, The Gothenburg Region, GR
Mie Svennberg, City of Gothenburg
Mattias Hallquist, University of Gothenburg
Monica Sand, University of Gothenburg
Anders Sandoff, University of Gothenburg
Anna Wallander, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute
Ann-Louise Hulter, County Administrative Board of Västra Götaland
Line Rondestvedt De Verdier, Region Västra Götaland, VGR
Olga Stepanova, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB

Logos the board ENG

As of 1 January 2020 Mistra Urban Futures’ former platform in Gothenburg was re-organised and from this date formally called Centre for Sustainable Urban Futures or just Urban Futures. The secretariat is found at Wexsus West Sweden Nexus for Sustainable Development

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