Dr. Filguiera Risso, Juan Bautista


President of the Environmental Protection Agency of Buenos Aires City Government. Bachelor in Law from the Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina

  • Buenos Aires (Ciudad), Argentina
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

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Spanish
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English
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Portuguese
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Last updated: 2016/07/04

Personal

Juan has a Bachelor in Law from the Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina, a Master’s Degree in Environmental Management from IE Business School, and a MA in Political Communication from Universidad de Salamanca. With more than ten years of experience in the political, environmental and business areas and a strong training in implementation, he was the creator of Escuelas Verdes. The latter was a Ministry of Education’s program which received US$ 500,000 from the Japan International Cooperation Agency.

At the moment, he is President of the Environmental Protection Agency of Buenos Aires City Government. There, he leads a conceptual makeover focused on social impact. Namely, he is working in waste management and in the sustainable urbanization of vulnerable neighborhoods.