Oana Simionescu is an architect and manager, consistently concerned with how people and the built environment mutually influence each other. She has been an assistant professor at the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism in Timișoara since 2010. She served as the coordinator of the Annual and later the Biennial of Timișoara Architecture from 2014 to 2018 (an activity for which she was nominated for the AFCN Cultural Management Award in 2016). Oana is also a co-founder of the collaboration platform F O R (2010 - present), a member of the Board of Directors of the Timiș branch (Vice President, 2014- 2018), and later at the National level of the Order of Architects in Romania (Treasurer, 2018 - 2022). She has been part of the teams behind projects such as undelocuiesc.eu (2016 - 2020), Upgrade My City (2016-2018), Triplex Confinium (2019 - 2022), and last but not least, the co-founder and coordinator of FABER.