Ateneo de Manila University
Mr. Balgos is a Ph.D. student in Development Studies student at De La Salle Univeristy - Taft. A specialist on disaster risk reduction (DRR), Mr. Balgos serves as a consultant on DRR-related projects of the United Nations Development Programme, United Nations World Food Programme, Save the Children Philippines, Plan International Philippines, and National Movements of the Red Cross. He recently participated in the Geneva Summer School on Humanitarian Action organized by the Universite de Geneve - Center for Education and Research on Humanitarian Action (CERAH). Mr. Balgos finished his MA in Development Policy at the De La Salle University. For his graduate thesis, he was a recipient of the University of British Columbia Thesis Grant under the Urbanising Watershed Project supported by the Social Sciences and Humanitarian Research Council of Canada. He received his BS in Community Development degree, cum laude, at the University of the Philippines Diliman Campus.