Eduardo López Moreno is the Director of Research and Capacity Development at UN-Habitat, where he previously served as Director of City Studies. Prior to this post, he was Chief of the Global Urban Observatory (2002-2008) and Senior Technical Adviser in the Bureau of Africa and the Arab States, UN-Habitat (1999- 2001). He has over 25 years of academic and professional experience in housing and urban development policies, institutional analysis, global monitoring, and equity and urban poverty issues. His qualifications include a Ph.D. in Urban Geography from the University of Paris III-Sorbonne in France and a Master’s degree in Urban Sociology from the same University. He also has a B.A. in Architecture from the University of Guadalajara, Mexico.