Architect and urban planner, with a long professional experience in master planning, urban management, and the incorporation of health in urban development.
She leads the Healthy Cities department at Bax & Company and is the Director of the Postgraduate Course “Urban planning and health” at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). She is also a lecturer of the Master's degree in Community Health Promotion at the University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU).
In her work in the Healthy Cities department she develops urban health strategies, health impact assessment, research and training projects, and over the last few years he has led the design and development of the “Healthy Cities Generator” health impact assessment tool.
She has worked in both the public and private sectors. During her work for the City Council of Vic (Barcelona) she drafted the city’s Master Plan (Catalonia Urbanism Award 2020), led the project "implementation of indicators and evaluation of the impact on health of urban planning" and coordinated the European project URBACT-Healthy Cities network.
She has also collaborated with the University of Vic, the Barcelona Provincial government (DIBA), the Barcelona Public Health Agency (ASPB) and several Urban Planning Authorities as an advisor for the incorporation of the health perspective in urban planning.
She is the author of several publications, including the “Guide for incorporating health into master planning”, “Cities and Health” or “Urban planning for healthy cities”.