Javier Agosto is a proven leader with demonstrated technical and operational skills needed to deliver complex projects. His early professional career passion for environmental management and conservation cemented a broader commitment to good governance.

Javier is an international development expert with a background in designing, managing, and implementing donor-funded projects on youth violence prevention, citizen security, gender-based violence, civil society strengthening, criminal justice reform, transparency, and environmental protection, predominantly in Latin America.

Javier is a Chief of Party and also provides assistance to DAI’s governance projects by fostering innovation, leveraging local partnerships, and catalyzing sustainable solutions. He supports the documentation of evidence-based approaches to improve criminal justice systems and citizen security by combatting corruption and tackling high crime and impunity rates. Javier has worked extensively with young people, victims of violence, community leaders and organizations, schools, police, justice sector operators, and municipalities with a high incidence of gang-related violence in Central America and the Caribbean.



Yulia Vorobyeva

Yulia Vorobyeva is a Senior Principal Specialist in the Security, Transparency, Accountability, and Rule of Law practice. Her areas of expertise include citizen security, organized crime, and rule of law, with a geographical focus on Latin America and post-Soviet countries.

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