Mayor of Bratislava
Matúš Vallo is an architect, urban activist and the Mayor of Bratislava. He is the author of the most comprehensive publication on solutions for Bratislava - Plan Bratislava. He is also a renowned architect and former co-owner of the Vallo Sadovsky Architects architectural studio. He studied in Rome, worked in London, and was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship at Columbia University in New York. He stood behind the civic association We Are the City, established the Urban Interventions project and was active by many other initiatives. He was elected Mayor of Bratislava in the 2018 municipal elections. In 2021 Mayor Vallo received the World Mayor Future Award by The City Mayors Foundation.