Petr Šašinka is the Head of Department of ITI Management & Metropolitan Cooperation at the City of Brno. He is Expert on strategic metropolitan planning of the Czech Republic. For more than 8 years Petr has been trying to change the mindset of the people about the development of the City of Brno. He aims to transfer from development within administrative boundaries into „metropolitan thinking “.
Petrs passion is the historical context in regional development which shows the inter-municipal cooperation is based on a unique historical memory. “If you do not understand history properly, you are not able to change anything in the future.”