Francisco has an MSC in Planning and BA in International Affairs and Economics from the University of Toronto. Before coming to Oxford, he worked at the Municipality of Quito on implementation of the Healthy City and Neighbourhoods Program. He previously worked in the Philippines, Honduras, Bolivia and Canada on development projects. Francisco is passionate about creating conditions for the economic, social and physical wellbeing of vulnerable populations in cities, by crafting social infrastructure to empower and include them in local decision and policy making, particularly in health.
Articles by Francisco Obando
Reflections on the 2019 Weidenfeld Hoffmann Trust scholar debate. “A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus