Architect and Urban Planner, Ph.D. in Urban Studies and Planning (French Institute of Urban Studies), practiced architecture and planning in France up to 1993. Joined UN-Habitat in 1994, working in the area of urban policy analysis. Urban indicators and monitoring specialist in the Urban Indicators Programme (1994-1997) and at the Global Urban Observatory (1998-2005). I have worked on the State of the World Cities Report and the Millennium Development Goals indicators, including the global definition of slums. Chief of the Private Sector Unit from 2007 to 2011 in the Partners Branch, I have helped profiling the private sector as a key partner of UN-Habitat. I have been Project Leader of the World Urban Campaign (2012-17), a global coalition of public, private and civil society partners united to advocate on the positive role of cities around the World, and to promote sustainable urbanization policies, strategies and practices. I have developed communication, advocacy and oureach activities such as the Urban Thinkers Campuses to support UN-Habitat's visibility and engagement together with a coalition of 200 organizations and networks. From 2018 to 2020, I went back to my urban planning skills to work in the Cliamte Change Planning Unit located in the Urban Planning and Design Branch. Since April 2020, I am running the Advocacy and Campaigns Unit in the External Relations and Partnerships Branch, coordinating the World Urban Campaign and topical action campaigns.