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Sergio Fernandez Balaguer

Empresa municipal de transportes de Madrid S.A.
Communication and consultancy department
Title proposal: EMT Madrid experience in open data: building a Smart City.

Biography: Sergio Fernández Balaguer, Communication and Consultancy Department, Empresa Municipal de Transportes de Madrid (Madrid Public Transport Company)- EMT MADRID


Degree in Engineering. Master in Forestry by the Polytechnic University of Madrid and Expert in Geographical Information Systems (G.I.S.) and Remote sensing by the Complutense University of Madrid.

15 years of experience in environmental management and sustainable development projects within both the private and public sector. Until 2008 he worked as Environmental Consultant in the biggest Law firm in Spain. In 2008 he joined Madrid City Council and since 2011 he has been working at the EMT Communication and Consultancy department specializing himself in sustainable urban mobility with special emphasis in mobility governance, electric mobility and international R&D&I projects and networks. He is currently leading the European and International Projects department of the Madrid Public Transport Company, providing technical assistance to the City Council itself.

He has also been lecturer on several environmental courses, and he is professor at the Automobile Research Institute (INSIA) Master on Electric Mobility of Polytechnic University of Madrid. He has been also the author of several articles on issues relating to the environment and sustainable development, including freight and sustainable mobility.

He has collaborated also six years in environmental radio programs on Spanish Public Radio Station.