Alice Siragusa is project officer Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. She supports the Knowledge Centre for Territorial Policies. Previously she has been working with the GHSL Team working on the Atlas of the Human Planet 2016 and the Atlas of the Human Planet 2017. In the past, she has been collaborating with the Italian National Planning Institute (INU) on several activities related to the Sustainable Development Goals and the partnership with UN-Habitat in preparation of the Habitat III Conference. She co-led the Habitat III Policy Unit 6 on Urban Spatial Strategies: Land Market and Segregation. She holds a PhD in Regional and Urban Planning from Sapienza University of Rome, and a Master in Architecture and Urban Design (cum lauda) from the University of Roma Tre.