Carina is working as a strategist for sustainable city development at the city of Umeå in North Sweden. She is also managing the Smart City project; RUGGEDISED, which is a partnership project between Umeå, Glasgow and Rotterdam and several research and business partners. Her educational background is a master’s degree in sustainability and corporate economy from the University of Umeå. She has more than 15 years’ experience of working with different sustainable development projects and has specialised on sustainable mobility, which is one of the main challenges for her city. She strongly believes that through co-operation with the city stakeholders and in co-creation with the citizens, Umea’s high ambitions for sustainability will be achieved.