Willem van Winden
As an urban economist, Willem van Winden specialises in sustainable urban innovation and policy. Willem is professor of Urban Economic Innovation at AUAS, where he is also the Director of the Centre for Economic Transfromation (CET), the AUAS’s latest Centre of Expertise. In addition, Willem works closely with the Amsterdam Donut Coalition, and as an advisor for several cities, city networks and other organisations, including URBACT (Europe’s largest exchange and learning programme promoting sustainable urban development) and Urban Innovative Actions (UIA). Willam has published widely on urban development in books and international peer-reviewed scientific journals. He frequently delivers presentations and lectures across Europe and designs and moderates workshops for inter-city learning.