Paula Nunez

Researcher (housing justice)

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Telephone: +44 (0)20 3463 7399
Languages: English, Spanish (fluent), French (fluent), Portuguese (basic), Swahili (basic)

Paula is passionate about tackling inequality and building equitable and peaceful societies through inclusive urban policy. 

She specialises in conducting applied policy analysis on issues such as housing and governance, and facilitating multi-stakeholder engagements to catalyse impactful partnerships for sustainable development at the local, national and international level.


Housing; inequality and exclusion; governance; multilateralism; international cooperation.

Before IIED

  • Pathfinders program officer, inequality and exclusion, NYU Centre on International Cooperation


  • Masters of urban planning (international development specialisation), New York University Robert F. Wagner School for Public Service
  • Bachelor of arts in international relations (honours) and public policy, New York University College of Arts and Science

Current work

Housing justice, urban inequalities