Autor: Tatiana Gallego Lizón

Tatiana Gallego is the Division Chief for Housing and Urban Development at the Climate Change and Sustainable Development Sector of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). She previously worked at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) where she held various positions, including as Director of the Urban Development and Water Division of the Southeast Asian Department, where she pioneered agendas on urban climate change resilience, cross-border economic zones and corridor town development. She has also worked in the Private Sector and in Research. Gallego holds a PhD and a MEng in Environmental Engineering from Imperial College, London and a PGD in Policy Studies from the School of African and Oriental Studies.

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Division Chief for Housing and Urban Development at the Climate Change and Sustainable Development Sector of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Tatiana Gallego, Chief of the Division for Urban Development at the Inter-American Development Bank, tells us about how innovation and digitalization are playing a huge role helping Latin American cities overcome deeply-rooted challenges – such as segregation, loss of the social fabric or poor infrastructure planning.