Simone Rongitsch is co-founder and CEO of the Vienna-based company KARLS concept. Agency for productive Living Spaces. She is a trained Urban Planner, studying at the TU Vienna, at the University Pais Vasco San Sebastian, and did her Master thesis on Urban Gardening in Buenos Aires.
She worked in various planning offices and initiated numerous Urban Gardening projects such as famous Karls Garten in Vienna and Salat Piraten. She therefore gives lectures and panel discussions on an international level on Urban Gardening, is board member ÖGR (Austrian society on Urban Planning) and is lecturer at the Technical University of Vienna.