Architect and urban planner, Stefano Boeri has been Professor at the Politecnico in Milan and visiting Professor at several international universities, including Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design (GSD), the Strelka Institute in Moscow, the Berlage Institute in the Netherlands and the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. In Shanghai, he is Director of the Future City Lab at Tongji University: a post-doctoral research program that explores the future of contemporary metropolises under the perspectives of biodiversity and urban forestry.
In November 2018, he was Co-Chair of the Scientific Committee for the first World Forum on Urban Forests, organized in Mantua together with the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization, UN). In 2019 he presented in New York the Great Green Wall of Cities project, developed with FAO, C40, UN-Habitat e other international research organizations, on the occasion of the UN Climate Action Summit 2019.
Author of several books and publications, Stefano Boeri was Councilor for Culture in Milan (from 2011 to 2013) and in February 2018 he was appointed President of Fondazione Triennale Milano, a major international cultural institution based in Milan that produces exhibitions, conferences and events dedicated to architecture, art, design, fashion, cinema, and graphics.