Green Social Summit 2023.
Former Mayor of Barcelona (2015-2023)
Ada Colau is currently a council member in Barcelona City Council and was the first female Mayor of Barcelona, serving from 2015 to 2023. Colau is a human rights activist with an emphasis on housing rights. In 2009 she co-founded the Plataforma de Afectados por la Hipoteca (Platform for People Affected by Mortgages) in response to the rise in evictions caused by unpaid mortgage loans during the 2008 financial crisis.