Josu serves as Inclusive Climate Action City Adviser Barcelona. Working closely with the City of Barcelona, C40’s ICA and Regions Teams and other relevant key stakeholders, he is responsible for developing and implementing a programme of work to support Barcelona in recovering from COVID-19 in a sustainable and equitable way, delivering key climate actions that are responsive to the principles of the GGND. He supports the implementation of strategic inclusive climate actions identified within the city’s Climate Action Plan that respond to the needs, capacities and resilience building priorities of key frontline communities.
Prior to joining C40, Josu worked as Children Participation Advisor at Save the Children Spain, as Regional Inclusive Value Chains Program Manager for Latin America at Cuso International, 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 Universtat Autonoma de Barcelona. He has a post graduate certificate in Sustainable Community Development from Simon Fraser University and in Citizen Participation and Sustainable Development from Universtat Autonoma de Barcelona.