Fernando Tulio Salva Rocha Franco
Fernando Túlio is an urban planner born in São Paulo, Brazil. He holds a master's degree in public policy from FGV, is an early childhood specialist at Harvard (USA), and is a Ph.D. candidate at FAU-USP. He is a director of the ZeroCem Institute, vice-president of the Institute of Architects of Brazil (IAB), senior advisor to São Paulo's IAB Department, and professor of the postgraduate course in Social Urbanism at Insper (Brazil). He was president of IAB São Paulo (2017-19 and 2020-22), awarded in 2019 by APCA in the Architecture category, and responsible for the São Paulo International Architecture Biennials (2017, 2019, and 2021). He was a recipient of the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship (2022-23) and a researcher at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy (USA), the Center for the Implementation of Public Policies for Equity and Growth (CIPPEC - Argentina), the Laboratory for the Right to the City and Public Space (LabCidade / FAU-USP) and the Laboratory for Fluvial Urban Infrastructures (Metrópole Fluvial / FAU-USP). He was a special advisor and deputy chief of staff of São Paulo's Secretariat for Urban Development (2013-16) while developing the 2014 city Master Plan awarded by UN-Habitat. He is a scientific researcher at the Chair.