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José Manuel Pagés Sánchez

Dr. José Manuel Pagés Sánchez is the Director of the AIVP Agenda 2030, Projects and Content in AIVP (International Association Cities and Ports). José Sánchez has been working in AIVP since 2016 in different positions to improve the relations between cities and ports by promoting dialogue and cooperation. He is an architect by training, having received his bachelor and master’s degree in architecture and planning at Lisbon’s Technical University, but his passion for port and urban development led him to pursue a PhD in Hamburg’s Hafencity University, completed in 2019, focused on sustainable port-city relationships. In his research career he received different grants to pursue his investigation from organizations such as the Übersee-Club from Hamburg or the Cusanuswerk Studientstiftung as well as academic awards. Previously, Jose Sánchez has worked as an architect in renowned practices, and as independent consultant, lecturer and researcher.