At the AESOP Council of Representatives meeting in Vienna, March 12th, 2020, Dr Olivier Sykes was elected as the new Managing Editor of ‘Transactions of the Association of European Schools Of Planning’ (2020 – 2024).

Olivier, is a Senior Lecturer in European Spatial Planning in the Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Liverpool, UK and will replace Prof. Ela Babalik from July 2020 onwards.

The AESOP Community warmly welcomes Olivier to his new role and would like to thank Ela and the Editorial Team of Transactions for their dedication and commitment to the journal.