CEO / URBAN MOBILITY EXPERT
Photo by: Erika Huffman
Mikael Colville-Andersen is an urban mobility expert and CEO for Copenhagenize Consulting. He is often referred to as Denmark’s Bicycle Ambassador, and is one of the leading voices in urban planning and reestablishing the bicycle as transport on the urban landscape. Colville-Andersen is an influential and much sought after keynote speaker and he gives talks around the world about bicycle culture, design and social media, as well as meeting with national and municipal policymakers.
He applies his marketing expertise to campaigns that focus on selling Bicycle Culture and bicycle transport to a mainstream audience, as opposed to the existing cycling sub-cultures.
Colville-Andersen is forever inspired by the people he meets, and the need for making their cities more human. This resounds in his passion for the work he does, as he vows to continue working until every city is a bicycle-friendly liveable place for its citizens.
URBAN DESIGN CONSULTANT/ URBAN LIVEABILITY EXPERT
Bianca holds a BA in Urban Design and a MA in Landscape Urbanism and has worked as an urban designer and project manager with Gehl Architects, on both national and international projects. There she has focused on public life analysis, urban space programming and master planning.
Bianca has extensive expertise with democratic design and democratic urban development and has also worked as a private consultant since 2007. Her work has included teaching and workshop facilitation, public participatory design processes, visioneering, process design, operational tool box design and urban prototyping. She advises various Scandinavian municipalities on issues such as urban health, urban culture, bicycle urbanism and urban space quality.
Bianca recently completed her PhD dissertation at Center for Sports & Architecture, Institute of Planning, at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture. Her research focused on the development of socio-spatial techniques and methods to investigate the inter-dependent relation between urban space and urban body culture, understood as both a social practice and public life activity..
MARY EMBRY -
DIRECTOR OF PLANNING
Mary is an Urban Mobility Consultant and responsible for designing elegant solutions for bicycle infrastructure and developing marketing campaigns. Her degree in Environmental Architecture and Urban Planning, from the University of North Carolina and the University of Copenhagen, provide a fresh international perspective for this internship. From studying best-practice designs in urban mobility to flying in her free time, Mary is excited to work towards promoting the chic'est and most sustainable form of transportation: the bicycle.
CLOTILDE IMBERT – URBAN PLANNER
Clotilde is an urban planner specialised in sustainable urban development. After a Master's degree in Urban Planning from the University Paris IV-Sorbonne, she worked in the French capital. She has studied - and of course used - cycle lanes in Stockholm, Brussels, Paris and now Copenhagen. Clotilde is in charge of our projects located in French-speaking countries.
JULIE KIERKEGAARD - COMMUNICATIONS & EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Julie is the executive assistant to the CEO and helps out with all manner of work at the company. Her communication skills are second to none and she is an indispensable member of our team. We're lost without her.
MEREDITH GLASER - PROJECT MANAGER
Meredith Glaser is a Project Manager, responsible, among other projects, for coordinating the global efforts for the 2012 Copenhagenize Index of bicycle friendly cities. She has a broad range of experience in international planning and sustainable urban transportation. Meredith currently lives in Amsterdam and passionately enjoys the freedom of a car-free lifestyle and everyday bike rides on her very Dutch bike.
Meredith also runs bicycle study tours in Amsterdam for Copenhagenize Design Co.
AGNETE SUHR - ANTHROPOLOGIST
Agnete is a cultural and social anthropologist and is specialized in studying the behavior of people. She is analyzing the cyclist behavior in Copenhagen in our ’Choreography of an Intersection’ project. We filmed an intersection for 12 hours and will analyse the desire lines and behaviour of the traffic users.