Fernando Casado Cañeque Fernando Casado Cañeque is doctor in economics and journalist related to issues of global development. He is the founder and director of CAD (www.globalcad.org) bringing together 20 years’ experience working with international organizations in the development field(www.cadproductions.org), the Harden Foundation and co-founder of the initiative Towards Human City (www.towardsthehumancity.org).
He is a Ph.D. economist and journalist specialized in projects related to economic and sustainable development. He has worked as strategic advisor to a variety of international organizations (such as UNDP, UNIDO, UNDSD, UNEP, OECD, IADB and the World Bank) and has been the General Coordinator of UNDP’s Millennium Development Goals initiative. He has also worked as a Senior Consultant in the Department of Sustainable Development and Social Responsibility at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in New York. He is specialized in managing projects promoting the achievement of development goals and cross-sectoral partnerships improving aid efficiency. He is author of several books on CSR and development (such as We Are Not Ants; CSR at the mirror; Public-Private partnerships for Development; Public-Private Concertation for Development in Latin America; or The role of CSR of Spanish Companies in Latin America, among others), as well as of a range of articles on development economics, globalization and sustainability. In addition, he is also director of several social documentaries on development issues and social injustices.
He holds a Ph.D. from the Central University of Barcelona in Economic and Social Sciences; a Master´s from the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) of Columbia University specialized in Economic Development and Journalism; and a postgraduate degree in Environmental Management from the University of Barcelona’s Institute for Public Economics. Fernando is a certified Master Trainer of the IFC-SME Toolkit of the World Bank, professionally accredited partnership broker (Partnership Brokers Accreditation Scheme) and certified with the GIZ Capacity Works framework. He is also the Associate Director of the BOP Global Network.