Dr Alexandre Apsan Frediani
Lecturer in community-led development in the global south and co-director of the masters programme in Social Development Practice at the Bartlett Development Planning Unit, University College London (UCL). His research interests include the application of Amartya Sen’s Capability Approach in development practice; participatory planning and design; and squatter settlement upgrading. Alex has collaborated with grassroots collectives in Kenya, Ghana, South Africa, Brazil, and Ecuador and undertaken consultancies for international development donors and agencies such as Oxfam, Comic Relief, Practical Action and UNDP. Furthermore, Alex is a trustee for Reall (previously Homeless International) as well as an Associate for Architecture Sans Frontières–UK.