Cynthia Echave Martínez
Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association
Cynthia is an expert in Urban Ecology. Her professional career is characterized by applied research in strategic urban transformation projects under sustainability criteria. For more than 15 years she has collaborated with the Barcelona Urban Ecology Agency, being the Head of the Urban Planning and Public Space Area.
Among the most relevant projects developed were the methodological conception of the Urban Liveability Index, based in the ergonomic, attractiveness, healthy and comfortable public spaces; the definition urban green corridors network in Barcelona, the Revitalization Plan of the Historic Center of Quito, the Mobility & Public Space Plan of Vitoria-Gasteiz and active collaboration in the conceptual definition of the Superblocks model.
Recently she joined Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association team where she is now dedicated to exploring innovative ecosystemic solutions liaising green economy, social inclusiveness and governance, focused on the Euro-MED Region and Africa.