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Core Staff

Skye Duncan

Skye Duncan operationalized GDCI in 2014, a multi-year program that developed a Global Street Design Guide and work with cities on the street and public space design around the world.

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Brianna Williams

Brianna Williams is GDCI’s Director of Finance & Operations. Having over fifteen years of experience, she keeps GDCI running smoothly, with solid financial oversight, so the team can efficiently focus on transforming streets around the world.

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Fabrizio Prati

Fabrizio joined GDCI in 2015 and is the Director of Design. He leads the Latin America projects and activities under Bloomberg’s Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS) program.

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Paul Supawanich

Paul Supawanich is the Director of Programs, helping oversee the organization’s efforts to promote safe, equitable, and sustainable public space and street designs around the world. He brings more than a decade of experience working with cities and transit agencies across North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Australia/New Zealand to improve transportation outcomes around livability, jobs access, and safety.

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Abhimanyu Prakash

Abhimanyu Prakash joined GDCI in early 2015 as a Senior Program Manager to develop a Global Street Design Guide and works with cities on street and public space design around the world through Bloomberg’s Initiative for Global Road Safety(BIGRS).

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Anna Siprikova

Anna joined GDCI in 2018 to work on the Streets for Kids program, creating a supplement to the Global Street Design Guide. She is an urban planner and specializes in public space design, management, placemaking, and civic engagement. Anna has a passion for working with people in communities to create the public spaces they love.

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Eduardo Pompeo Martins

Eduardo joined GDCI as a program manager in 2017 as part of Bloomberg’s Initiative for Global Road Safety, he provides technical assistance to the City of Fortaleza in applying the design principles from the Global Street Design Guide.

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Uditi Agarwal

Uditi is an Architect and Urbanist, with eight years of urban development experience in India across policy, planning, and design. She specializes in public space upgradation, inclusive urban revitalization, and streetscape design—all from the lens of climate change, culture, and accessibility.

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Eduarda Aun

Eduarda Aun joined GDCI as a Program Associate in 2019. She will be working on an upcoming Safe Speeds publication and working with different cities across BIGRS initiatives.

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Francisca Benitez

Francisca joined GDCI in 2021 and is a Program Associate to contribute across multiple programs, including Streets for Kids (SfK), Early Childhood Development (ECD), and the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS).

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Najwa Doughman

Najwa joined GDCI in 2019 as a Program Manager. She primarily manages the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS) efforts in Quito and Guayaquil, Ecuador.

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Hayrettin Günç

As an architect and urban designer from Istanbul, Hayrettin joined GDCI as a program manager in 2019. He received a Master of Architecture in Urban Design from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and has since been working towards the intersection of urban design, placemaking, and data visualization.

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Annah MacKenzie

Annah MacKenzie joined GDCI in 2020 as Communications Manager. In this role, she manages and produces editorial content, global messaging strategy, and media/press activities for the program. 

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Jashwanth Tej Kasala

Jashwanth Tej Kasala joined GDCI as the India Program Manager in 2022, and is based out of Mumbai.

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Fernando De La Torre

Fernando De La Torre joins GDCI as a Local Liaison in Ecuador to support the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS) efforts in the cities of Quito and Guayaquil.

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Carlos Urrego

Carlos Urrego joined GDCI in 2022 as Local Liaison in Colombia. With a strong background in urban design, active mobility, and public space, he is passionate about seeking ways to improve quality of life in cities by exploring innovative solutions for everyday urban challenges.

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Hila Bar Ner

Hila Bar Ner joined GDCI in 2022 as a Program Associate to work with the Streets for Kids (SfK) Leadership Accelerator.

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Solomon Green-Eames

Solomon is an urban planner and designer passionate about realizing the potentials of streets to bring positive transformative change to cities and society. From the United Kingdom originally, Solomon received his Masters in Urban Planning from Harvard Graduate School of Design and has previously worked as a transportation planner in the UK and San Francisco.

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Vivi Tiezzi

Vivi joined GDCI in 2022 as a Program Associate to support the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS) efforts in Latin America.

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Christie Klima

Christie joined GDCI as an Admin Coordinator in 2022, providing cross-cutting administrative and project support to the GDCI team.

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