Pablo has more than twenty-five years of professional experience, mainly in Latin America and the Caribbean, and recently in Poland and other Central and Eastern European countries.
He has worked on carbon markets for the shipping sector. He has participated in regional strategies on climate change and has worked on offsetting of carbon emissions through the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), lessons which he is applying to the cap-and-trade scheme of the EU ETS, and to the efforts by energy-intensive companies to reduce their carbon footprint. He has designed and implemented systems to evaluate the ESG impact of development bank´s lending, in particular for renewable energy projects.
He was Chief Economist of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) and Advisor at the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and United Nations Development Program (UNDP). He has been a researcher for international organizations and think tanks such as: World Bank, IADB, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), UNDP, International Development Research Center (IDRC), World Trade Organization (WTO), Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), European Commission (EC), and United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), to mention but a few. Currently he is also a Contributor Economist for Oxford Analytica and The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
Pablo holds a Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Economics from Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London.