Verena Flues gained a degree in Political Science and specialization in Environmental Politics from the University Sciences Po in Paris and National Autonomous University in Mexico City. She gained valuable experience in the fields of waste, energy and biodiversity conservation at the German Ministry for the Environment and different civil society organizations. As an advisor focusing on cycling, public transport and transport budget allocation at Greenpeace Mexico, she gained the enthusiasm for sustainable urban mobility that continues to drive her work within the TUMI Team today. Since joining the TUMI team in April 2017, Verena has contributed to its capacity development and utilized her intercultural, language and didactical skills to strengthen its methodological approach. In her free time, she is actively engaged in social movements for the fossil-fuel phase-out.