Michèle Fajtmann

Lawyer, journalist, founder of FMC

It is only in exploring new avenues that we are able to challenge ourselves, discover new things and connect better with a particular place and the people around us.
— Michèle

Michèle has been passionate about the arts all her life. She was born in Belgium, and has lived in Brussels, New York, Warsaw and London. As a lawyer for 15 years, she has developed skills that are essential to the success of placemaking projects.

Since the creation of From My City, she has conceived and delivered a big number of creative projects for a range of organisations, businesses and individuals. She has extensive experience in project management including managing budgets, monitoring and evaluation, recruitment and management of staff and volunteers. 

Michèle is actively following the main worldwide developments in culture-driven placemaking and regeneration. She works in close collaboration with a diverse group of artists and creative people and is capable of putting a big team in place at short notice. She has a deep understanding of the importance of community-led development and has excellent interpersonal skills allowing her to easily connect with a diverse group of people. She also loves to support young artists and in particular young musicians. She is a columnist for several cultural blogs and has written many articles in her professional field. 

Explore. Discover. Connect. is her Mantra.