Javier is an architect with experience in architecture, urban planning, project management, and research. He joined WMF in 2017, and currently manages the Modern Architecture initiatives, conservation field projects, the development of public programs, as well as working on WMF’s Crisis Immediate Response Fund.
Javier has developed his career as an architect and heritage specialist in Spain, India, and the US, including work at the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Washington DC. He has presented research at the Royal Geographical Society, the Society of Architectural Historians, ICOMOS, and the Slave Dwelling Conference, and has been a fellow of the Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard University. Javier holds a Master in Architecture from the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia in Spain, and a Master in Critical Conservation from Harvard University.