Ivan Sergejev is an architect, Fulbright scholar and TEDx speaker, currently serving as the chief city architect of the town of Narva, Estonia.
Ivan has gained diverse professional experience in both Europe and the United States, most notably at the world’s leading office for architecture and cultural analyses Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA*AMO) in New York City. During his Fulbright fellowship at the Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design, Ivan co-founded the Interdisciplinary Research Honor Society – a US-based academic organization, devoted to promotion and recognition of interdisciplinary research. Ivan is an outspoken promoter of design thinking and an author of diverse publications related to architecture and design.
In addition to his current main occupation, Ivan is also one of the organisers of the music and urban culture festival Station Narva, and is the leader of the team behind Narva’s European Capital of Culture 2024 bid.
Ivan is an alumny of the Estonian Academy of Arts, a chartered architect (level 7) in Estonia and a member of the Estonian Association of Architects.