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Ania Pilipenko

Co-Founder, HolzMarkt Project, Berlin

Ania Pilipenko was born in Krasnodar / Russia in 1984 and moved to Berlin in 2006 after she fall in love with it’s eclectic creative energy. After graduating studies in law as well as masters of arts and media administration she joined the former Bar25 collective to contribute to the empowerment of Berlin’s alternative community.

She is co-founder of the Holzmarkt project. Since 2013 she has been engaged as the Chairman of the ‘Cooperative for Urban Creativity’ (Genossenschaft für urbane Kreativität, GuK), which involves investors and philanthropists to enable the development and construction of the Holzmarkt village in Berlin.

She is co-initiator of the European network of City Makers – re:kreators and founder of the ‘Players of Change’ conference – a platform to represent and support creative urban projects and sustainable ideas for city spaces in Berlin.

Since 2014 Ania Pilipenko has been a member of the jury for the promotion of the independent performing artist scene and theater by the Senate Administration and State Secretary for Culture.

Marina Guo

Founder & President, Huashan Multiversity; Rotating Chair, China Innovation Service Alliance for Culture & Technology; Vice Director, John Howkins Research Center on Creative Economy, STA; DBA Supervisor, Shanghai Jiaotong University; Guest Professor, Berlin School of Creative Leadership (China)

Lori Martin

Senior Cultural Affairs Officer, City of Toronto

Ania Pilipenko

Co-Founder, HolzMarkt Project, Berlin

Bonnie Shaw

Strategy Lead, Smart City Office at City of Melbourne

James Winter

Director, Brand X

Jamie Franklin

Place Making Lead, Sunshine Coast Council

Mark Paddenburg

CEO, Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast P/L

Chiray Fitton

Principal, Montessori International College

Peter Tullin

Co Founder, CultureLabel.com & REMIX Summits

Dr Carol Major

Founder, Advanced Narrative

Simon Cronshaw

Co-Founder, CultureLabel.com & REMIX Summits

Eric Schrijver

Exhibition Manager, Architects of Air & Partner, Studio Memo