Maria Ruiz de Gopegui
She received her MSc in Architecture with a specialization in Landscape and Environment at University of Navarra (Spain) in 2011. Since then, she has developed her professional career around urban planning and landscape design with a strong focus on sustainability collaborating with different offices, mainly in Mexico but also in Portugal and Spain. In 2017 she started a MSc on Urban Management and Development from in IHS, Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands), focusing on the «Urban Environment, Sustainability and Climate Change» specialization. She developed her master thesis in the field of Urban Ecosystem Services, entitled: “Analysis of Urban Ecosystem Services supply and demand in Taunggyi, Myanmar”. She is actively involved in designing and promoting urban development strategies that improve citizens’ quality of life, reducing social inequalities and enhancing urban resilience to environmental challenges.