Antonia Cornaro, MA Urban Planning, studied and lived in New York City for several years, where she gained experience working for the City’s Planning Department working on pedestrian and cycling schemes to ease congestion and reduce pollution.
She has working experience as an urban and transport planner from the public and private sector from New York City, London, Vienna and Zurich. Former employers include Parsons Brinckerhoff (London), the Austrian Institute of Regional Planning (Vienna) and Ernst Basler + Partner (Zurich).
In her current work as Business Development Manager at Amberg Engineering, an internationally active Swiss firm specializing in underground infrastructure design and management, she focuses on Urban Underground Space with the aim to increase mobility, livability and resilience of urban areas.
This is also central to her work as Vice Chair of ITACUS (the International Tunnel and Underground Space Association’s Committee on Underground Space.