Jannia Samuels Moscote is the Deputy Director of Resilience for the Municipality of Panama. She qualified as an architect from the University of Panama specialising in Architecture and Sustainability from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, as well as Commercial Design from the University School of Design and Engineering of Barcelona. Previously she has worked both in the private sector in design and construction projects and in the public sector at the Municipality of Colón as Deputy Director of Municipal Engineering, and later as Director of Decentralization.