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Partner at STIPO
Minouche Besters is partner and urbanist at STIPO. She is a strategic advisor to municipalities on inner city transformation, participatory design processes and urban transitions, like the current energy transition. Minouche co-curating the new Cities for All / Everybody feels at Home publication.

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Heritage professional & advisor at STIPO
Siënna Veelders is an advisor and urban heritage professional at STIPO who links local identity, stories and intangible heritage to urban transformation challenges. She has a hands-on mentality and makes sure that participation and co-creation is part of area development. Within STIPO she shares knowledge through workshops, training and the connection of placemakers to networks. In her work she aims to combine work with pleasure and through the creation of the City at Eye Level Asia network she found the perfect balance between work and travel to immerse herself in all these wonderful Asian cultures and cities!

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Urban anthropologist & advisor
Renée Rooijmans is an urban anthropologist at STIPO. Her experience with tactical urbanism in both the Netherlands and Canada (Vancouver) ranges from urban agriculture to pop-up ping pong. As an author she was involved with "The City At Eye Level: for Kids" and is part of the editorial team of the upcoming edition "City at Eye Level: Cities of Tomorrow".

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Urban sociologist & advisor at STIPO
Charlot Schans is an urban sociologist and anthropologist by training. She is fascinated by processes that enhance collaborative city-making, cross-cutting barriers between disciplinary silos and public and private domains. As advisor at STIPO she translates this vision into long term projects in the field of area and real estate development, placemaking and urban regeneration, co-creating better cities and places with innovative partners and professional friends. Charlot is co-director of Placemaking Europe, project leader for Placemaking Week Europe, co-editor of The City at Eye Level Asia and start-up team member for PlacemakingX, the global network to accelerate the impact of placemaking.
Urban psychologist & associate at STIPO

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