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Jorge Leon Wolpert Kuri

General Director, National Housing Commission (CONAVI)

Phd. Jorge Leon Wolpert Kuri, is the current General Director of the National Housing Commission (CONAVI)

Throughout his career he has promoted the research and application of technologies with regards to energy efficiency, the utilization of renewable energy and the design and planning of sustainable buildings and communities.

This vision has allowed him to make a significant contribution to the climate change mitigation initiatives in Mexico, as well as providing high-impact initiatives for a future sustainable development.

  Along his professional career, he has served the housing sector within institutions of great importance such as:

  • Executive Director of Urban Development and Housing at the Ministry of Agrarian, Territorial and Urban Development (SEDATU)
  • National Housing Commission (CONAVI) - General Deputy Director of Sustainability,
  • National Commission for the Efficient Use of Energy (formerly CONAE) - Assistant General Director of Development, Diffusion and Innovation.

Finally, he also performed as the coordinator of "Integrated Energy Services for Small Rural Communities in Mexico" project at the Ministry of Energy and served as Consultant for Renewable Energy and Environment at the World Bank.