• Research Assistant, Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme

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Academic Profile

José Luis is a DPhil student at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment (SSEE) and a Research Assistant in the Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme, researching transition finance and sustainability-linked debt. His research focuses on how sustainability performance targets can support credible decarbonisation strategies of carbon-intensive industries.

Alongside his work at Oxford, José Luis is a member of the Climate Transition Finance working group of the International Capital Market Association. He is also the founder of ESG Latam, a think tank focusing on sustainable finance innovations in Latin American markets. Previously, José Luis gained over six years of professional experience as a risk management advisor at Berkeley Research Group and the Government of Mexico City.

José Luis holds an MA (with distinction) in Economics and Policy from University College London and a BA in Political Science and Government from El Colegio de México.