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Michael Canares

Open Data Lab Jakarta - World Wide Web Foundation
Regional Research Manager - Asia
Michael "Miko" Cañares is Open Data Lab Jakarta’s Regional Research Manager for Asia. He has more than ten years of research and development work experience at a progressive pace – from community-based project management to regional development with most of his work rooted mainly in Southeast Asia. He delves in different programmatic themes, such as health, child-focused development, natural resource management, financial management, forestry, economic development, and poverty reduction.

Miko is a graduate of law and accountancy at Holy Name University and also took a masters course in business education at the University of San Jose Recoletos. He also has an M.Sc. in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science.