This blogpost is based on an interview conducted by CLEARING HOUSE researcher Nicola da Schio with Maëlle De Brouwer, deputy mayor of the city of Ukkel in charge of Green Spaces, in the Brussels Capital Region. Just after the first project workshop, Mme De Brouwer spoke about what the city did with its green spaces in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and about her vision for the future of Ukkel.
Great discussion on leadership across sectors at the EU Forum on Urban Forestry. Characteristics of a good leader?
✅ empathy & emotional intelligence
✅ resilience to keep trying
✅ courage to make decisions
✅ enjoyment of the work
✅ listening & accepting feedback https://twitter.com/efurbanforestry/status/1382680690697900037