Fernando Toro

Communication officer and Early Career Reps (PhD level)

Fernando Toro is an Instructor Professor from the University of Chile (UCH), both at the Urbanism Department and Housing Institute. He is currently finishing his PhD at the Bartlett Development Planning Unit, University College London (UCL). He holds a master's in Real Estate Development from UCH and MSc in Urban Development Planning from UCL. His research and interests include financialisation of built environment, urban neoliberalism, new municipalism and social movements. His PhD research focuses on the debt relations between global and local financial intermediaries, as part of the production of the urban space. He is the former president and director of the activist think tank Ciudad Común.

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