Luis Noda has served as Habitat for Humanity’s Vice President of Asia-Pacific based in Manila, Philippines, since 2020.
He has 30 years of international relief and development experience that started in Bolivia, his country of birth. Over the course of his career, he has had operational and executive leadership roles in the international non-profit sector overseeing operations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean.
Luis has solid experience overseeing large multidisciplinary projects, including housing. Other areas of experience are in livelihoods and economic development, food security, public health, education, and emergency responses.
As a senior executive, he has contributed to the development of global strategic plans, managed multidisciplinary and multi-ethnic teams of leaders reporting from various locations in the world, and stewarded relationships with donors from the private, bilateral, and multilateral government sectors.
Luis has a non-profit/non-government organization management executive certificate from Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; a Master of Arts in development evaluation and management from the University of Antwerp, Belgium; a Master of Science in agricultural development from the University of Ghent in Belgium; and a bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering from University Mayor San Simon in Bolivia.