Fabio T. Souza has completed his PhD from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (COPPE/UFRJ), BRAZIL and postdoctoral studies from Tsinghua University, CHINA. He is an associate professor of the Postgraduate Program in Urban Management (PPGTU). He has published more than 6 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of URBE (Urban Management Journal). He was Professor of the Hydraulic and Sanitation Department (DHS) from the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR). Fabio is a member of the international network entitled ROUTES towards Sustainability (managed by Ferrara University).