Eric Cesal

San Francisco, CA

Eric is a designer, writer and post-disaster expert, having led on-the-ground reconstruction programs after the Haiti earthquake, the Great East Japan tsunami, and hurricane Sandy. He led Architecture for Humanity’s post-disaster programs from 2010 to 2014, and is currently working on his second book about how foreign and economic policies of the developed nations aggravate the conditions that lead to catastrophic disasters. He is Director of Sustainable Environmental Design at UC Berkeley and is Special Projects Director for the Curry Stone Foundation, where he hosts Social Design Insights, a weekly podcast with the leading voices of the social design movement.