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Daniel Schwitter

Senior Architecture and Settlement Specialist

Daniel Schwitter was trained as an architect and planner. He has complemented experience in general building construction management and site supervision with experience in all aspects of architectural design, planning and construction of public works projects for health and education facilities, including hospitals, dispensaries, primary schools, high schools, universities, sports facilities in Afghanistan, Bhutan, Cameroon, Cuba, India, Kyrgystan, Laos, Philippines, South Africa and Switzerland.

Active in this field for more than twenty-five years, he has taken major roles in the design and management of large-scale health and school building projects, as well as housing projects in Asia and Africa. He provides technical assistance to various international agencies, including the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, SDC, etc.

He has been engaged as project manager and programme director and has been responsible for the Building Advisory Service networks and management systems for rural and urban projects in Asia, Latin America and Africa.

Mr. Schwitter also has considerable experience in institutional reform issues and capacity building in the field of architecture and construction, including institutional assessment, private sector participation in municipal services, and community management.