Luis is responsible for the coordination of the Momentum for Change initiative at the United Nations Climate Change secretariat. Momentum for Change recognizes innovative and transformative solutions that address both climate change and wider economic, social and environmental challenges.
Luis previously worked at the United Nations Climate Change secretariat supporting the international climate change negotiations on climate finance and capacity-building for developing countries.
Prior to his work at the United Nations Climate Change secretariat, Luis worked with the Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA), a network of environmental foundations promoting effective environmental philanthropy by sharing knowledge, fostering debate, cultivating leadership, facilitating collaboration, and catalyzing action..
Luis has a degree in Diplomacy and International Relations from Seton Hall University, and has carried out post-graduate work at Ghent University, Charles University and the Inter American Institute for Economic and Social Development.