Nadine Kuhla von Bergmann

Nadine is the founder and managing director of “Creative Climate Cities” and ap­pointed as visiting professor for “Smart Urbanism and Digital Strategies” at the University of Applied Science Stuttgart (HfT).

After graduating as architect from the School of Art Berlin-Weißensee in 2002, she practiced urban design for a decade before she became an academic researcher at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). Nadine lectured many years at the Department for Sustainable Urban Design “CHORA Conscious City” (TU Berlin) and headed the European research project “Smart Sustainable District – Green Moabit” focussing on bottom-up smart city solutions and integrating infrastructure designs. She was a guest researcher at the African Climate and Development Initiative in Cape Town (ACDI) in 2016 and published her PhD dissertation about the transformative power of civil entrepreneurs in urban transition processes under the title of “Urban Change Agents” in 2018.