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 currently provides assistance to DAI’s governance projects by fostering innovation, leveraging local partnerships, and catalyzing sustainable solutions. He also 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.



Emma Kerr

Emma Kerr is a development practitioner with more than 10 years of experience in transparency and accountability, civil society coalition-building and capacity-strengthening, and political economy analysis.

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