Jorge’s doctoral research aims to understand urban infrastructural transitions in the Global South. In particular, he is studying how domestic rainwater harvesting policies are shaping the water provision system of Mexico City.
Jorge holds a MSc in Urban Development Planning from University College London and a BSc on Environmental Science from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). Since 2011, he has worked in the urban-environmental sector as a consultant, entrepreneur and public official. In 2017, he was appointed as Chief Resilience Officer of Colima (Mexico) as part of the ‘100 Resilient Cities’ initiative, where he led the process of formulation of the first Urban Resilience Strategy of the city.