Hélène Chartier is the Director of Urban Planning and Design at C40 Cities. She supports cities to accelerate sustainable and resilient urban planning policies and design practices. She leads the C40 Land Use Planning Network, the Green & Thriving Neighbourhoods programme that support cities to turn the 15-minute City concept into reality, and Reinventing Cities, a series of competitions delivering decarbonised and resilient urban regeneration projects in cities around the world. Hélène previously served as an advisor to the Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo. She also worked for the Paris Urbanism Agency and the global consulting firm Arup. Hélène holds a master’s degree in science and engineering from the École Centrale with a specialisation in building and civil engineering.