João Pedro Rocha
João Pedro Rocha graduated in Public Management for Social and Economic development at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) During his undergrad program he went to the University of Washington, Seattle as part of their Diversity exchange program. He is currently enrolled in the Master Program of Urban Engineering at the Polytechnic School of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Before joining ITDP, João was a technical assistant in solidarity economy at ITCP (Technology Incubator to Popular Cooperatives from COPPE/UFRJ) and worked with pioneer organizations in subjects such as Cooperative, Social Responsibility, and Low-income empowerment. In 2017, he became an International Sustainability School fellow. The fellowship promotes sustainability and local culture in Nepal. João has a special interest in urban development policies, urban and transports data, and the sustainability of local cultures. João is very connected to nature and likes to garden.