Attila Katona

Attila is doctoral researcher at the Central European University (CEU) and senior consultant of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Climate-KIC on sustainability transitions, innovation and entrepreneurship.

His research at CEU, in the framework of the NATURVATION Project, aims to understand what factors influence the deployment of urban nature-based solutions and what systemic interventions could catalyse the process, through conducting research in cities such as Győr (Hungary), Tianjin (China) and Winnipeg (Canada).

Attila coordinated EU- and UN-funded project work, professional networks, and grassroots groups focusing on sustainable development and innovation for over 6 years – he is currently council member of the Hungarian Green Movement. His qualifications include a master’s degree in regional and environmental economics and a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering.