José Luis Borau

Position: Head of Build Environment Accessibility Department at Fundación ONCE.

Bio: Jose Luis Borau is Head of Build Environment Accessibility Department at Fundación ONCE. He earned his degree in Architecture from Polytechnic University of Madrid. His 20 years of experience working in different accessibility fields within Fundación ONCE and its corporate group has spanned through different stages. 

During this time he has been consultant for different public and private entities in the implementation of actions in urban, architectural and natural areas. He has also been a member of different European standards committees as well as Master coordinator and lecturer, and speaker in several conferences and seminars on Accessibility (heritage sites, protected natural areas, Design for All and so on) both on national and international levels. 

Borau has also participate in different accessibility and Smart Human City projects on national and international levels (Colombia, Ecuador Qatar, etc.), and in a multitude of projects on accessibility in urban planning, building, transport, tourism, Smart Human City, and social policies among others. He is also an author of different publications on different accessibility to different areas (natural areas, design for all, labor environment, and urban design, among others).