Jose Antonio Puppim de Oliveira is a Visiting Research Fellow at the United Nations University International Institute for Global Health in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
He was previously a Senior Research Fellow at the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability, where he coordinated the Sustainable Urban Futures Programme and the Master of Science Programme in Environmental Governance. His work focuses on researching patterns of environmental governance and policy implementation at different levels, looking at how global policies are translated into local implementation.
Before his time at UNU, he worked for the University College London, the Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil) and the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain), as well as for the OECD, the World Bank Institute, state and national governments, various NGOs and in the private sector.
Jose holds a PhD in Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.