Urban Development Specialist
Profile / Bio:
Maria is an Urban Development Specialist at the Asian Development Bank with over 10 years of
experience working for the private sector, government, and development institutions on infrastructure, urban planning, disaster risk reduction, and climate change adaptation. She has experience developing and implementing projects to mitigate urban flooding, improve water security and waste management, and enhance resilience to disaster risks and climate change. She holds a double masters’ degree in civil engineering from the Polytechnic University of Valencia and the ESTP Paris.