Phone: (574) 631-5281
Areas of Expertise: Latin America; Human Rights; Humanitarian Action; Disaster Risk Reduction; Humanitarian-Development-Peacebuilding Nexus
Juan Posada-Burbano works as a program manager within the Pulte Institute for Global Development’s Innovation and Practice Division. His research and expertise is focused on humanitarian action and development, with an emphasis on human rights and project management. A native of Colombia, Posada has more than nine years of experience conducting needs assessments, writing grants, monitoring project implementation, and engaging with a wide range of stakeholders, from local organizations and communities, to governments and international cooperation agencies.
Posada was formerly the national protection and humanitarian assistance coordinator for Save the Children in Colombia, and served in the European Commission Humanitarian Office for South America, overseeing projects on protection and humanitarian assistance; disaster risk reduction; and education in emergencies in Ecuador, Colombia, and Venezuela.
Posada studied government and international relations in the Externado of Colombia University, located in his hometown, Bogota.