In his role as Inclusive Climate Action Senior Manager for Europe, Josu leads C40’s Global Green New Deal pilot in Europe, providing support to Barcelona, London, Milan, Paris, and Warsaw on addressing the current energy crisis and tackling energy poverty. Previously Josu served as a City Adviser to Barcelona as part of the first phase of the Global Green New Deal programme. Prior to joining C40, Josu worked for Cuso International as the Inclusive Value Chains Regional Program Manager for Latin America. Earlier in his career, Josu worked as Homelessness Partnering Strategy Project Officer in Vancouver at Vancity Community Foundation and as Social Researcher at Simon Fraser University and Pere Tarres Foundation. Josu completed his BA in Sociology at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona and holds a Master’s in Sustainable Community Development from Simon Fraser University and a Master’s degree in Citizen Participation and Sustainable Development from Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona.