José L. Amaya

As Mexico Programme Officer, José provides support to the Government of Mexico and key counterparts to consolidate GGGI as an effective partner in the following programmatic solutions: climate action (with a focus on sub-national green growth strategies and post covid-19 green recovery plans), green investments (with a focus on Green Climate Fund Readiness delivery, project preparation and thematic bonds), sustainable transport and waste management.

Jose has over 15 years of professional experience working with international organizations, governments and the private sector in the areas of development, low-carbon infrastructure and project management. Prior to joining GGGI, José worked as a consultant for The World Bank, performed monitoring and evaluation for federal and subnational public programmes, plus assisted several construction projects achieve low-carbon and green building standards (e.g. LEED).

Jose holds a M.Sc. in Development Administration and Planning from University College London (UCL) and a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from Tecnológico de Monterrey. He speaks Spanish and English fluently.