Manuela Studer

Consultant and Sustainability Planner, Working at Goudappel

Manuela has fifteen years of experience in sustainable urban development, in interdisciplinary working groups in local, regional, but also international contexts, both for public authorities and the private sector, as well as for NGOs. Her experience and interest lie at the interface between urban development and mobility, supported by broad-based participation processes. She works in the early planning phases with a strategic orientation. She draws on analyses of both qualitative and qualitative nature to provide a solid basis for strategic planning. Manuela brings in solutions that she adapts to the local context with a keen eye for the situation at hand. Her focus is on people and their needs which she brings into a holistic planning process.

Languages: German (native), English (C2), Dutch (C1), Swedish (C1), French (B2), Italian (B1)

DCE Expertise: 2020 - present: international business development, focus Germany
2020 - present: Luxembourg in transition: the contribution of mobility to zero-carbon by 2050
2020: Development of an international assessment method and planning tool for more and better cycling, based on user experience
2017 - 2018: Capacity Building in India for Sustainable Infrastructure: ESG evaluation of planned projects, stakeholder participation incl. workshops in India
2014: International benchmark study on cycling culture for development of cycling strategies for a quantum leap in cycling for the city of Bern
2013 - 2014: Business plan for expansion in Singapore
2011 - 2014: Organisation of International events for exchange of knowledge and experience in urban planning and housing

DCE Experience: 

  • DCE webinar summer series Germany 2020 (30 July 2020): Ganzheitliche Planung: multimodale Mobilität für lebenswerte Städte
  • Webinar Sri Lanka (4 May 2021): AAA in Cycling for a More Sustainable Mobility: What to Do to Make Cycling Safe and Pleasant

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