Sergio Duarte

Economic Analysis Coordinator for Air Quality, WRI México


Sergio is the coordinator of economic analysis for air quality projects at WRI México. Sergio collaborates on projects for reducing emissions of air pollutants. Currently, he is working on the project “Clean Fleets, Clean Cities” assessing the cost benefit by comparing capital costs of installation of technology for emissions reduction in diesel vehicles with the public health benefits resulting from air quality improvements. Also, Sergio works on optimizing the School Transport Programme for Mexico City and on a project for the Global Air Quality Model from NASA to be fed by air pollutant monitoring data from Mexican cities.

Sergio has over five years of experience working on projects for emissions reduction in Mexico. Sergio has assessed the implementation of national and international regulations and programmes such as the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships in Mexico, the National Registry of Emissions of Mexico, low emission zones in Mexican cities, fuel economy assessment of light duty vehicles in Colombia, and strategies for emissions reduction from mobile sources.

Sergio holds a BEng. in Environmental Processes from the UAAAN and an MSc. in Climate Change, Management and Finance by the Imperial College Business School. Sergio enjoys walking and taking long distance bike rides.

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