Ana Pereira Roders is Professor of Heritage and Values at the Department of Architectural Engineering and Technology at TU Delft. She graduated as an Architect at University Lusíada (Portugal) in 2002 and obtained a PhD in Building Technology in 2007 at Eindhoven University of Technology. Since 2016, she works as Associate Professor in Heritage and Sustainability at Eindhoven University of Technology. She has also worked as Visiting Professor at VU Amsterdam, KU Leuven and ULiege (Belgium), Durham University (UK), and Universidade Lúrio (Mozambique). She is the founding co-editor of the Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development (Emerald, UK), and gave a TEDx Talk on how cities become resource efficient in Hamburg in 2015. Since 2008, Ana cooperates closely with UNESCO and the World Heritage Centre in particular. She led the creation of global online platforms such as Protected Urban Planet and the Global Observatory on the Historic Urban Landscape. She is currently member of the governing board of the International Center on Space Technology for Natural and Cultural Heritage (Chinese Academy of Sciences). She is a regular assessor of research proposals and results, as the latest Regiostars awards 2018, and the NWO VENI 2018.