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Marcus Mayr

Marcus Mayr

Urban Planner in the Urban Development Division at the African Development Bank - Ivory Coast

Bio

Marcus Mayr is an Urban Planner working in the Urban Development Division at the African Development Bank. As coordinator of the Urban and Municipal Development Fund (UMDF), Marcus is passionate about improving the conditions for investment projects in cities. Marcus holds a Master of Engineering in Urban and Regional Planning from the Technical University of Berlin (Germany). Marcus has more than 15 years of experience in urban development, gained in local, national and international organizations. Before joining the AfDB, Marcus worked for UN-Habitat, the German Development Agency (GIZ) as resident advisor for urban development in Guatemala and Malawi. He started his career as a Programme Manager at United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG). As a German national, he speaks German, English, Spanish and a little French. You can reach Marcus on Twitter @mayrmarcus or LinkedIn linkedin.com/in/marcusmayr.