Jordi is a Spanish urban development planner, trained in Barcelona’s School of Architecture, London’s Development Planning Unit, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education and the MIT. He received his PhD in housing and urban studies from the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, in Brazil. He has 15 years of highly valuable experience in the private, public and 3rd sectors, including the UN, leading multicultural, multidisciplinary teams in planning, implementing and evaluating development projects all around the world.
Jordi's special value is in his capacity to apply democratic governance and sustainability principles in all projects. Currently he's a free lancer in urban development, WASH and housing projects.
See my CV in Plataforma Lattes (português-Brasil)
Participatory design and construction of 97 homes. Project chosen by the UNDP as one of the ten best reconstruction practices in India; winner of the special jury’s price at the Eco-Building Fair in Paris (2007)
WATER AND SANITATION
Coordinator of a UN's MDG-Fund joint programme aimed at improving sector governance. Participatory infrastructure projects in 52 communities, including watershed management, water provision, higiene education and adequate sanitation
Manager of an integral urban development programme with National Government and IADB in Ecuador's largest slum in the city of Guayaquil