About Jose

Jose launched Hurbannia with the purpose of help public and private organizations to incorporate sustainability strategies in core activities to increase efficiency and corporate branding.

After developing a vast career in Construction, Project Management and Real Estate sectors in several countries, Jose completed the doctorate to focus his work on urban settlements to address main concerns related to social, economic and environmental dimensions. As the primary components of cities, buildings and infrastructure must be examined individually and together to provide the best and most suitable approaches to implement sustainability initiatives. Jose holds sustainability professional credentials in both fields.



  • Construction
  • Project Management
  • Claims
  • Real State
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Sustainability
  • Resilience

Published Work

“Evaluation of existing Sustainable Infrastructure Rating Systems for their application in Developing Countries”, Ecological Indicators, December 2016.

“Methodology for the development of a new Sustainable Infrastructure Rating System for Developing Countries (SIRSDEC)”, Environmental Science & Policy, March 2017.

“Application of the Sustainable Infrastructure Rating for Developing Countries (SIRSDEC) to a case study”, Environmental Science & Policy, March 2017.

“Evaluation of LEED for Neighbourhood Development and Envision rating systems for their application in Developing Countries”, Sustainability, February 2017.

“Is the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) index an adequate framework to measure the progress of the 2030 Agenda?”, Sustainable Development, March 2018.

”Assessment of the contributions of different flat roof types to achieving sustainable development”, Building and Environment, August 2018.

”Development and application of a new Resilient, Sustainable, Safe and Inclusive Community Rating System (RESSICOM)”, Journal of Cleaner Production, January 2019.

“Do Sustainability Community Rating Systems address Resilience?”, Cities, October 2019.

“An Overview of the Vulnerability Assessment Frameworks in Urban Areas”, Natural Hazards, October 2019.

“Analysis of the Local Agenda 21 in Madrid compared with other global actions in Sustainable Development”, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, October 2019.



MBA, Business Administration

MSc, Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

PhD, MSc, BSc, Civil Engineering