Virna Bussadori

Virna Bussadori graduated in Urban & Territorial Planning from the University of Venice. At present she is director of the office for Spatial Planning of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano (Italy).

Since 1993 she has been a member of the board of the Italian Association of Planners (AssUrb) which she represents within the European Council of Spatial Planners (ECTP-CEU). She has been recently elected President of the ECTP-CEU for the period 2008-9. She co-edited the New Charter of Athens 2003 and Try It This Way, a guide to sustainable urban development.

She collaborates as advisor in various Interreg programmes and is a consultant for the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe.

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