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Expert of the Week: Zsombor Barta – improving sustainability in cities

Credit: Zoltan Tasi

Our Expert of the Week is Zsombor Barta. His fields of competence include, among others, team leadership and management, sustainability practice, green building rating systems, and sustainability innovation in real estate projects. 

“I am also the co-founder and CEO of Spacefor, a company with focus on sustainability, environmental consultancy, smart city, innovation, and real estate advisory and planning services.”

Zsombor was also the Head of Sustainability and Legacy of Budapest 2024, the Olympic bidding company.

“My role was the management of the bid’s overall sustainability and legacy team. I was leading complex holistic sustainability and legacy related topics and projects, bridging the governmental, municipal and public sectors, to elaborate and develop innovative and future-proof sustainability projects and initiatives.”

Zsombor was the co-author of the Smart Budapest Vision, the smart city concept of the Hungarian capital. He is also a member of the board of the Hungary Green Building Council and was the vice president of the council in 2012–2015.