Laura Soto Francés

Laura Soto Francés, PhD architect, is project manager EU projects at International R&D&i of the Valencia Institute of Building (IVE), the innovation agency for the Valencian Community Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning. She also teaches at the Polytechnic University of Valencia in the ‘Master Diploma in Building Renovation and Urban Regeneration Processes’.

Laura is also a board member of Sustainable Building Alliance. Her career spans academia, consulting, strategy, innovation and leadership across Europe. She has participated in more than 15 competitive European projects and has published scientific papers in peer reviewed journals. Her research deals with energy efficiency and sustainability in buildings and cities.