Our people


UNITAC’s multidisciplinary team of data scientists, urbanists, artists, economists and communications experts supports cities in their digital transformation journey through strategic advice, technical tools and strengthening their digital capacity.



HCU Team



Gesa Ziemer
Academic Lead


Hilke Berger
Urban Innovation Specialist


Sophie Naue
Urban Innovation Specialist



UN-Habitat Team



Hartwig Kremer
Lab Manager


Pontus Westerberg
Program Management Officer


Stefan Brezina
Information System Officer



Mert Can Yilmaz
Research, Monitoring and Evaluation


Livia Schaeffer Nonose
Technology and Innovation Specialist


Natalia Rodriguez
Communications and Advocacy Expert






Michael Ibach
Chief of Service, ICT Policy and Compliance


Lambert Hogenhout
Chief of Data, Analytics and Innovation


Amanda Wang
Information System Officer


Daisy Jia Li
Business Analyst