Matúš Vallo

Matúš Vallo was born in Bratislava on 18 September 1977. He is an architect, urban activist, musician and Mayor of Bratislava elected on 10 November 2018. Mayor Vallo went into the elections as an independent candidate with his Plan Bratislava programme, which he also published as a book and which dozens of experts worked on. He initiated the Urban Interventions - Ideas For Better City project in Bratislava in 2008 and called on other architects and activists to come up with tangible solutions to improve the public space. Later this initiative was extended to another 19 towns in Slovakia and the Czechia.