Raul is a graduate from the Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR), where he did his MSc in International Land and Water Management. Raul also has a background in international development studies, anthropology and sociology. Raul joined IWA as an intern for the Basins of the Future programme, pushing forward IWA’s efforts around the food-water-energy nexus through the ‘Nexus Dialogue on Water Infrastructure Solutions’. In his current position as Programmes Officer, Raul continues to contribute to the water sector under the portfolio of the Basins of the Future Programme, working on a number of projects dealing with climate change resilience and basin management.
Raul has a keen interest in working on projects that allow him to further develop and explore his interest in the field of land and water management from catchment to consumer. He enjoys interacting with people of different disciplines and cultural backgrounds to continue to expose himself to the many ideas, beliefs, values and behaviours that help him develop and diversify his own experience. Raul is fluent in English and has a basic working knowledge of French and Dutch.