Guest Speakers 

CArla Berke

Meital Nir-Tal

Head of Division, Urban Development and Mobility South Asia at KFW, the German Development Bank.


Manages the portfolio of urban development and mobility to the tune of 3.5 billion euros and works on shaping the future of urban spaces in South Asia, by tackling issues like clean water and adaptation to climate change. Among others, works with the high levels of the respective governments of South Asia and organisations such as UNICEF, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development and the Green Climate Fund.


She will talk at the opening ceremony about the importance of the public sector to shape the future.

Legal Advisor at the Embassy of Israel in the Netherlands and is the Advisor of the International Law Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel.


She manages the law department in the Netherlands, representing Israel and works closely with the UN and other organisations.

She used to be the Assistant to Chairman of Board of Governors in the University of Haifa and an envoy to the Jewish Agency for Israel in Hong Kong.


Due to her wide range of experiences we have invited her to speak at our opening ceremony as the keynote speaker about her experience as a diplomat and working as a woman in a rather male-oriented field.