José Manuel García Rentería
José Manuel García Rentería is an economist who graduated from the University of Guanajuato. He has an MSc. in Economics (specializing in Macroeconomics and Finance) from the University of Lausanne, where his thesis was on economic development and the environment. He also holds an International Diploma in Environment and Sustainable Development awarded by the Colegio de México and is a member of the LEAD program. José Manuel has taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the University of Guanajuato for over ten years, including courses on public finance, microeconomics, and real estate economics.
He is a former Director of Fiscal Policy at Guanajuato’s State Ministry of Finance and former Director of Programming at Guanajuato’s State Water Commission. He is currently a consultant in finance, economics and strategic planning. He has provided consultancy to private companies and international organizations such as the United States Agency for Development (USAID), the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ), and the World Bank. He acts as an advisor to water agencies and state and municipal governments on the socio-economic evaluation of investment projects and investment portfolio integration for gaining access to federal and state programs, and is also a consultant on the design, implementation, and evaluation of public policies relating to infrastructure, environment, and sustainable development.