Luis Aguirre-Torres

Dr. Luis Aguirre-Torres is the Director of Sustainability for the City of Ithaca, where he leads the design and implementation of the city’s decarbonization and climate justice strategies. He is also co-Chair of the New York State Climate Impact Assessment, Society and Economy technical working group. Prior to joining the City of Ithaca, he was the CEO of GreenMomentum, a think tank organization specialized in climate change and renewable energy in Latin America.

He holds a first degree in computer engineering, a master’s in computer science and a Ph.D. in electronic and electrical engineering from University College London. He holds certificates in Financing and Deploying Clean Energy from Yale University and in Systems Thinking from Cornell University.