Juan Capeáns Amenedo (A Coruña, 1982). He is an urban economist and regional senior graduated from the University of A Coruña, with a Master’s in Urban and Territorial Planning by the Polytechnic University of Madrid, and an MBA in Multilateral Project Management from the Spanish Institute of Foreign Trade (ICEX-CECO). He is a PhD student in Metropolitan Governance at the Law, Government and Public Policies program of the Autonomous University Madrid and is part of the METROGOV project, R+D+i research project on Metropolitan Governance in Spain.

Juan has more than 11 years of experience in research and management of projects working in international organizations such as the Inter-American Bank Development Agency (IDB) or UN-Habitat, carrying out innovation projects and academic and professional research. In addition, he has participated in different European and international projects designing and formulating strategies, programs, policies and diagnoses aimed at achieving the sustainable development goals and the Urban Agenda.

Ongi etorri!

Main projects and professional career

  • 2020-2021 METROGOV Project Researcher, R+D+i Research Project on Metropolitan Governance in Spain. Project IP, Mariona Tomás, University of Barcelona
  • 2020-2021 SENATOR, Smart Network Operator Platform enabling Shared, Integrated and more Sustainable Urban Logistics. WP Innovation Coordinator Social
  • 2019-2020 SLIM, Sustainable Low Impact Mining solution for the exploitation of small mineral deposits based on advanced rock blasting and environmental technologies. WP Social Innovation Coordinator
  • 2017 Economic diagnosis of the public spaces maintenance sector locally in the framework of the EU Green Public Procurement project, EC Joint Research Centre
  • 2014-2015 Representative of the Inter-American Development Bank in the Group Consultant of the Civil Society of Panama (ConSoC) during the preparation of the investment strategy document of the Bank with Panama for the period 2015-2019.
  • 2013-2015 Research assistant for the preparation of the Strategy Banco País of the Inter-American Development Bank for Panama during the period 2015-2019