Hugo Poelman

Senior Assistant, DG Regional and Urban Policy at European Commission

Hugo Poelman received training in social sciences and statistics. In 1996, he joined the European Commission's Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy, where he contributed to the development of geographic and statistical information for policy conception and reporting purposes. Since 2006, he manages the geographic information system team of that Directorate-General. Some key topics in his work are the development of territorial and urban typologies, and indicator development at various territorial levels, especially in the areas of mobility, accessibility, land use and population distribution.