Academic Assistant in Urban Economics and Governance
Vera Safronova is working as an Academic Assistant within the Urban Economics and Governance department at IHS. She is involved in advisory and research activities related to urban policymaking, digitalization and innovation, as well as in education-related activities in various courses.
Vera graduated with BSc in International Relations and Organizations at Leiden University with Honors and cum laude. Then she combined her Master’s degree with working on Urban Air Mobility research. Her interests are urban digital transformation, modern urban infrastructure and sustainable city planning. Vera also conducted research on participatory urban planning, network governance, urban co-production, and livable and sustainable neighbourhood development.