Silvia Ganzerla is a Policy Director in Eurocities where she is responsible for social and economic policies. She is focusing on urban poverty, housing, jobs and skills, long term investment, innovation and economic transition. She has been a member of the European high-level platform on sustainable development goals. Previously Silvia worked at GHK Consultancy, managing studies related to employment and education, green jobs, active citizenship, innovation, SMEs and entrepreneurship. Silvia holds a Master in Local Development from the University of Birmingham and a Master in European Social Policy Evaluation from Bath University. She graduated from the University Pavia in Political Science.