Urs Thomann graduated from Spatial Planning and Urban Design Faculty at the University of Applied Sciences in Rapperswil, Switzerland. He worked for various private planning offices in Switzerland, where he was in charge of projects of different scales: from conurbations over city areas and village centers to city blocks and street spaces. He worked as a Consultant to the Research and Project Institute for Moscow City Masterplan in order to prepare the Greater Moscow Competition. Since 2012, Urs Thomann has been working as a Deputy Director in Vinnytsia Municipal Centre of Urban planning and Architecture. His tasks are connected not only with a strategic city development but also support of a culture change and capacity-building in the city administration. The central theme in Urs’s career is the interaction between mobility and urban development.