Sara C.

Urban Development & Management Specialist

Doctoral DegreeUniversity Federico II, Italy with School of Design at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, U.S.



Dr. Sara Candiracci (PhD Heritage led Urban Regeneration, MSc Urban Planning) has over 14 years of professional experience in sustainable urban development and management in Africa, Latin America and Asia with the UN (UN-Habitat, UNESCO), Development Banks (Inter American Development Bank, World Bank), Local Authorities (Maputo, Quito) and NGOs (Ecuador, Angola, Brazil, Russia), in the areas of urban governance, strategic urban planning, slum upgrading, housing, urban infrastructure and municipal services, climate action and environment preservation, civic engagement and participation, and cultural heritage led urban regeneration and planning. Currently living in Myanmar and working as Urban Development and Management Specialist in different projects, in particular as key expert for the EU Project "Support Strategy Formulation and Policy Dialogue on Urban Development". Excellent research and writing skills and extensive experience in preparing policy and position documents for international organizations at conferences and global events.


  • urban planning
  • development
  • local government
  • slums / housing
  • architecture / design
  • ec
  • world bank group
  • myanmar
  • ecuador
  • kenya
  • italy
  • mozambique
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries

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