Jose is an urban and regional planner with extensive experience implementing urban development, disaster risk reduction, governance, and economic development programs in Canada, the Caribbean, Africa, and Asia.
Jose has worked with numerous international donors, including EuropeAid, the United States Agency for International Development, the Asian Development Bank, and Global Affairs Canada. He has supported national, regional, and local governments by reviewing and preparing urban development and disaster risk reduction plans, as well as evaluating transparency and accountability reforms. He has helped strengthen institutions and implement capacity-building activities for government staff and civil society.
Jose’s experience complements his expertise in climate change adaptation and energy efficiency policy.