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Andrea Tönkő

Andrea Tönkő has more than twenty years of research and consultancy  experience in the areas of financing public services, municipal finance and fiscal decentralization issues. She has worked as a project manager for several international programs and conducted research on municipal finance issues, including institutional, financial and organizational structure of public services (water and sewage management, solid waste treatment, transportation). She analysed the possibilities of organising and financing energy efficient interventions in residential multi-family buildings both from the point of view of low income households and from a business perspective.  She developed country studies and comparative studies in several research areas, including territorial development, governance models, public utilities and intergovernmental fiscal relations. Recently, she’s one of the coordinators of OpenHeritage, an H2020 reserach project focusing on adaptive re-use of marginalized heritage areas.