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urbaMonde-Suisse and urbaMonde-France are each composed of a Board, including the following offices: President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary, and other Board members. Each office and the members are elected by the General Assembly.

Current team:

Julien BeauvalletJulien Beauvallet, holds a degree in international relations (HEI, Geneva) and in urban and regional planning (LSE, London). He is a project manager at the Geneva International office.

President of urbaMonde



Jan P. Robra

Jan P. Robra  

Vice-Président of urbaMonde



Olivia BoutayOlivia Boutay is an agronomist. She is active in the field of regional planning, governance, agronomy and agro-economy in Switzerland and in developing countries.

Treasurer of urbaMonde



Cyril RoyezCyril Royez, is an architect and urbanist of the EPFL-SIA-FSU school in Lausanne. He has formerly worked as a project manager at the architecture studio Charles Pictet Architecte, as a real estate expert at the Office for Building Appraisal of Geneva, as a sociologist in the development of management instruments for real estate at Estia+Epiqr, as well as at the civil engineering company in wood construction "Guajard Technologie".

Board Member of urbaMonde, Vice-president of urbaMonde-France, Programme coordinator


Suzanne LerchSuzanne Lerch is an architect-urbanist born in Geneva in 1945. She has worked in public administration in Geneva and in Nicaragua, and is active in women’s movements, international solidarity and contributes to the work of several NGOs.

Board Member of urbaMonde


Charlotte JacquotCharlotte Jacquot is a geographer and urbanist, currently working as a consultant at SCET. In the past, she piloted the "professionals for the sustainable city in the Mediterranean network" supported the "Lyonnaise des Eaux" programme in Casablanca (Marroco) on urban planning governance and local public policies.

President of urbaMonde-France


Pete KirkhamPete Kirkham represents the French Federation of Housing Cooperatives Habicoop. Since 2009, he is sitting on the Board of Directors of the Federation, and is responsible for international relations. He also is one of the founding members of the association "Partage'Toit" that promotes co-housing in the Haute-Savoie region in France.

Treasurer of urbaMonde-France


Bea VarnaiBea Varnai has studied and worked in several European countries and in Latin America (Brazil and Mexico), and recently coordinated an international platform on the endogenous financing of innovation in local administration at the Global Fund for Cities' Development (FMDV) in Paris. She has been collaborating with urbaMonde since 2013.

Secretary of urbaMonde-France, Project officer SPH for Europe and Latin America