Senior Program Officer
Carlos Claussell is a Senior Program Officer on ISC’s U.S. Program team. In this role, he supports the team’s community-led resilience work, focusing on the advancement of equity for BIPOC communities through community-led planning and strategy implementation. An Environmental Leadership Program Senior Fellow, Carlos has worked as a project manager, engineer, and urban designer for public transportation and water infrastructure projects in Philadelphia, and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Prior to joining ISC, Carlos served as an Urban Conservation Project Manager for The Nature Conservancy North America’s Cities Network, implementing green stormwater infrastructure projects with a triple bottom line approach in Philadelphia, under the City’s Green City Clean Waters Plan, first municipal plan in the U.S. that prioritizes nature-based solutions to manage stormwater and to reduce urban water pollution. He also served as Program Coordinator for Urbanism & Infrastructure with Caño Martin Peña ENLACE Project Corporation, an award winning, community-led initiative for sustainable development and equitable climate resilience in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he was responsible for advancing key transportation and water infrastructure projects. Carlos holds a master’s degree in architecture and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Puerto Rico.