Host Committee

Felipe Alessandri

Mayor of Santiago

Juan Carlos Muñoz

Director of the Bus Rapid Transit Centre of Excellence

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Juan Carlos Muñoz is the Director of the Bus Rapid Transit Centre of Excellence and Director of the Multi-disciplinary Centre of Sustainable Urban Development. He is a member of the Board of Metro of Santiago, Chile. As a Professor of the Department of Transport Engineering and Logistics of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, his main research areas are public transport, logistics, transport networks, and traffic flow theory. He also works on designing flexible work shifts for transit drivers and retail workers through his company, Shift and is a member of several international editorial boards.

Paulina Saball

Minister of Housing and Urban Planning, Chile

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Claudio Orrego

Governor of Santiago Metropolitan Region

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Claudio Orrego is the Mayor of the
Metropolitan Region of Santiago. His first period as mayor of Peñalolén was
extended between December 2004 and December 2008. He created the Yunus
Municipal Entrepreneurship Center to support micro entrepreneurs and the
unemployed in the commune. He formed the Sports Corporation that promoted
community participation in workshops, championships and activities to promote
healthy living. On October 26, 2008, he was reelected as mayor of Peñalolén. In
January 2013, Claudio became the candidate for the Presidency of the Christian
Democracy. During the presidential primary of the New Majority he won third
place. He completed his secondary studies at St. George’s College and his
superiors at the Faculty of Law of the Pontificia Universidad Católica, where
he graduated as an Attorney and a Degree in Legal Sciences. In 1995, he
completed a Master’s in Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government,
Harvard University.

Claudio Olivares Medina

Director of Bicivilizate Urban Experience and Design, Chile

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Claudio Olivares Medina is a designer, photographer, and the Director of Bicivilizate Urban Experience and Design, based in Santiago, Chile. He has collaborated on several projects related to transport infrastructure, education, and communications. These projects include the first version of the Cycling Infrastructure Guidelines (Vialidad ciclo-inclusiva: Manual de recomendaciones) and Bicycle Parking Facilities Guide for Public Spaces for the Ministry of Housing and Urbanism of Chile (MINVU 2015). Claudio was also a part of the mobility department at the Santiago Municipality where he directed the implementation of the Plan Integral de Movilidad in 2015. In April 2015, as part of the World Bicycle Forum 5, Santiago, Chile, he implemented a pilot program of Cycling Games at kindergartens under the tutelage of the Santiago Municipality.