Position: Specialist on Urban Development
Jorge Carrillo-Rodriguez is a social anthropologist with more than 30 years of experience in social development and poverty reduction. A graduate of the London School of Economics, he conducted research in his home country of Venezuela before joining the United Nations in 1984. He worked in the Middle East and Asia and, after retiring from the UN, has continued to work as a social development advisor based in Bangkok. During the last 20 years his work has focused on the regional, national, and sub-national development of Southeast Asia. Areas of interest include urban development and management, social protection and inequality, non-income poverty, participation, informality and livelihoods.