§ Client: World Bank – Argentina. 2015, 2016, 2017
Project: Infrastructure Component - Improving Secondary Education
Consultant for pre-investment, design and construction of approximately 160 new and renovated schools in remote rural areas with a great variety of educational programs.
§ Client: World Bank – Nicaragua. 2015
Project: Infrastructure Component and Environmental Safeguards
Consultant for pre-investment, design and construction of 84 pre-school, secondary schools and WASH facilities in rural deprived areas. Creation of environmental control instruments, protocoles and management processes.
§ Client: World Bank – Honduras. 2015
Project: Review and Enforcement of Environmental Safeguards
Consultant responsible for the implementation of the WB environmental safeguards and construction best practices for 4 school new buildings and renovations.
§ Client: USAID – Ghana. 2014, 2015
Project: Evaluation of Public Works Construction Program
Employer: Social Impact
Technical Advisor responsible for the review and evaluation of building component of projects in 50 sites ranging from toilet and infrastructure installation to large facilities.
§ Client: World Bank – Peru. 2014
Project: School building assessment
Consultant responsible for functional aspects including: safety, programmatic requirements, accessibility, land use, methodology and typology of interventions.
§ Client: MCA – Republic of Georgia. 2014
Project: Improving General Education
Consultant for creating a building operations and maintenance program for over 2000 existing schools in Georgia, including assessment, budget and implementation strategy.
§ Client: World Bank. 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Project: Improving Environmental Sustainability and Building Maintenance.
Consultant for research study with conclusions to be applied to World Bank projects.
§ Client: World Bank. 2013, 2014
Project: Secondary Education Project in Ghana.
Consultant for project planning, design reviews, and construction strategy for the first phase of the construction and improvement of 200 senior high schools.
§ Client: World Bank. 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Project: Full time schools in Uruguay.
Consultant for project preparation and supervision. Planning, design and construction of innovative learning spaces A preventive maintenance program is implemented with community participation.
§ Client: Interamerican Development Bank. 2013
Project: Learning in XXI Century Schools – Maintenance.
Lead consultant for assessment and recommendations on the conditions of use, maintenance and sustainability of school buildings in Latin America and Caribbean.
§ Employer: Abu Dhabi Education Council. 2009 to 2013
Project: New school designs for educational transformation.
Design Section Manager for 43 state of the art new designs that are safe, appropriate for learning, stimulating, attractive and sustainable. Investment: US$ 1,200,000.000.-
§ Client: National Real Estate Company, Kuwait. 2008
Project: Abu Dhabi Mall and Residential Towers
Employer: KEO International Consultants
Program Manager for the design of high end mall, residential towers, hotel, office building and entertainment area. Investment: US$ 1,100,000,000.-
§ Client: Abu Dhabi Municipality. 2007
Project: Sheikh Khalifa City
Employer: DIWI International
Program Manager for master plan, detail design phase and tender documents of an urban project including 5500 housing units. Investment: US$ 250,000,000.-
§ Client: USAID, Jordan. 2006, 2007
Project: Schools Construction and Rehabilitation Program.
Employer: CDM International
Chief of Party for planning and prototype design of 28 new schools and 100 renovations to alleviate overcrowded school facilities. Investment: US$ 120,000,000.-
§ Client: World Bank, Kosovo. 2006
Project: Education Innovation Project Appraisal
Consultant for infrastructure component, planning systems and capital investment priorities, school mapping using GIS and design standards.
§ Client: Millennium Challenge Corporation. 2005, 2006
Project: Anti-Poverty Compact, Ghana.
Employer: CDM International
Consultant for school construction sector’s due diligence, design and cost analysis for capital investment, operations and maintenance in 23 districts in rural areas of Ghana.
§ Client: African Development Bank, Sierra Leone. 2005
Project: Schools and Community Centers
Consultant for planning and design evaluation of 23 new educational buildings and community centers, plus over 90 school rehabilitations in war torn districts.
§ Client: Boston, Newton MA and Providence RI School Districts. USA. 2005
Project: School District Master Planning
Employer: DeJong and Associates
Consultant for facilities physical and learning conditions assessment.
§ Client: Dorchester Public Schools, MD. USA. 2004, 2005
Project: Capital investment plan
Consultant for educational adequacy study of 18 District facilities plus 5 and 10 years enrollment projections and facility needs.
§ Client: US Department of Defense Schools. USA. 2003, 2004
Project: Master planning and preliminary design of schools in military bases
Employer: Baker and Associates
Consultant for master planning and design new construction and expansion of schools in Fort Campbell and Fort Knox, Kentucky, and Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
Other relevant jobs and positions held:
§ 2002 - 2003: Project Manager. Fanning/Howey Associates Inc. in Alexandria VA.
§ 2001 - 2002: Planning Section Manager. District of Columbia Public Schools.
§ 1985 - 1989: National Director. School Facilities Office, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
§ 1979 - 1984: Senior Architect/ Consultant. CONESCAL, Mexico City, Mexico.