Dorthe Nielsen is executive director at Eurocities, the network of more than 200 larger European cities. Leading on strategy development and implementation, she coordinates the political positioning of the network to the EU and works for a greater recognition of the role of cities at EU level in the green, digital, and just transformation. She holds a seat at the European Commission’s Fit for Future Platform and is member of the board of the Institute for European Environmental Policy. Before joining Eurocities in 2011, she worked for the Greater London Authority (EU office) and in the Secretariat General of the European Commission. She holds two Master degrees from the College of Europe (BE) in European Politics and from the University of Roskilde (DK) in Public Administration as well as a certification in international strategic foresight and management.