Roberto Rocco is an Associate Professor of Spatial Planning at the Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands. He holds a Ph.D. in Spatial Planning from the same university and specialises in governance, sustainability, and spatial justice. His most recent research focuses on understanding socio-technical transitions to sustainability in connection with spatial justice and social sustainability.
Roberto works as part of a team for the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) in charge of drafting an Action Plan for Sustainable Urban Regeneration and Development in the Mediterranean Basin. He has recently edited “The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanization” and coordinates research and education for the implementation of the New Urban Agenda.