Andrés joined 100 Resilient Cities after working as an Associate Project Manager at CG/LA Infrastructure, a boutique consulting firm in Washington, D.C. During his time there he helped develop a number of demand data models, projecting global investments in critical infrastructure sectors based on historical data, the percent of GDP invested in infrastructure, project pipeline, and macroeconomic indicators. He worked closely with numerous Latin American governments to aggregate tools and resources specially designed to support the construction and development of key infrastructure projects.
Prior to his infrastructure role, Andrés worked at the Inter-American Dialogue, providing research and writing assistance on policies governing the flow of remittances, private sector financial and remittance services, and financial access for migrants and remittance recipient families. Key pieces published he contributed to include: Keeping The Lifeline Open: Remittances and Markets in Somalia, published in collaboration with Oxfam, and Sending Money Home: Worldwide Remittance Flows to Developing Countries, in published collaboration with the International Fund for Agricultural Development.
Andrés graduated cum laude from The Ohio State University, where he received his Bachelors of Arts in International Development and Cultural Anthropology. He was born and raised in Bogota, Colombia and is fluent in Spanish and French.