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Andrés Flores Montalvo

Director of Climate and Energy, World Resources Institute (WRI) Mexico

Dr. Flores Montalvo is Director of Climate and Energy, and as such he is in charge of the design, coordination and implementation of the agenda related to these two thematic areas within the program of work of WRI Mexico. His focus topics include mitigation of greenhouse gases and adaptation to climate change, energy efficiency, and clean energy.
His professional experience includes more than twelve years at the National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change (INECC) where, among other positions, he was over time Director of Climate Change, General Director of Environmental Policy and Economics, and General Coordinator of Green Growth. He was also the Assistant General Director of the Megalopolis Environmental Commission (CAMe) and Coordinator of Projects at the Mario Molina Center. On multiple occasions, he acted as Mexican delegate to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the G2o, and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Dr. Flores Montalvo is an economist and graduated with Honors from the National Autonomous University of Mexico
(UNAM). He holds a Master ‘ss Degree in Economics, from Monterrey Tech. (ITESM); a Master’s in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London, and a Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Energy and Environmental Studies from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He has published several articles and book chapters on environmental economics, climate change, and the interface between energy and the environment.