Andrés joined QUNO in September 2021 as a Programme Assistant for both the Sustainable and Just Economic Systems (SJES) and Human Impacts of Climate Change (HICC) programmes. Since then, he has progressed to become a Programme Associate for the SJES programme in 2023. Andrés holds a B.A. in Political Science from Kenyon College, with a year abroad at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a double Master's degree in International Relations from the Geneva School of Diplomacy & International Relations and the University of Business International Studies. Throughout his career, Andrés has gained valuable experience supporting United Nations work in various fields, such as disarmament (UNODA) and humanitarian action (UNICEF), as well as contributing to academic work on sustainability and climate change. With a keen interest in exploring the interconnectedness of various global challenges, Andrés is driven by the principle of justice and the power of human stories in his professional and academic pursuits.
In his role as a Programme Associate for the Sustainable and Just Economic Systems programme at QUNO, Andrés looks forward to building meaningful connections and exploring synergies across various initiatives. His motivation is rooted in a genuine desire to contribute positively to the world and foster a more equitable and sustainable future for all.