Marcelo Ignatios is architect and urbanist, specializing in real estate, currently the superintendent of structuring of projects at SP-Urbanismo, a company linked to Secretariat of Urban Development of Municipality of São Paulo. There he is responsible for supporting the economic studies in the framework of the new municipal strategic master plan and related subjects in that public policy. Prior to this he served in the municipal public sector in the area of urban planning, and affordable housing in the technical support on projects run by cooperatives. In the private sector he served for six years as a national manager for new business in a Company focused in urban development and building of new communities. His expertise covers urban development, municipal finance, and housing markets.