Antoni Vives

Antoni Vives

Chairman and General Director, City Transformation Agency

Antoni Vives, CEO of the City Transformation Agency. Former Deputy Mayor of Barcelona (2011-2015), political advisor, analyst and international consultant for Urban Innovation, Smart Cities and Urban Anatomy. 

He is currently engaged in several projects in Europe, America, Africa and the Middle East. During his tenure in Barcelona he led its urban transformation and was in charge of the internalization of the city. Previously, he held several positions in the Catalan Government, founded the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, and was a management member of Nissan Motor Company in Spain. 

He graduated in Business Administration from the University of Barcelona and also in the Leadership and Public Management Program at IESE Madrid. He is a senior advisor of the London School of Economics and contributes regularly to the national press.