Blas Perez Henriquez

Blas L. Pérez Henríquez, Founding Director of the California Global Energy, Water & Infrastructure Innovation Initiative, Stanford University & Director, Stanford – USAID Mexico Clean Economy 2050 Global Development Alliance

Blas L. Pérez Henríquez founded and serves as director of the California Global Energy, Water & Infrastructure Innovation Initiative at Stanford University. He also serves as a Precourt Energy Scholar and directs the Stanford – USAID Global Development Alliance Project: Mexico Clean Economy 2050 (MEL2050).

He is a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the School of Engineering and Sciences of the Tec de Monterrey, Mexico, and has served as Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in London, United Kingdom, and as Guest Professor at CIDE, Mexico.

He is the author of “Environmental Commodities and Emissions Trading: Towards a Low Carbon Future,” Resources for the Future – RFF Press/Routledge, Washington, DC (2013) and co-editor of “Carbon Governance, Climate Change and Business Transformation,” Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research, Taylor & Francis Group, Oxford, UK (2015). Most recently co-edited: “High-Speed Rail and Sustainability, Decision-making and the political economy of investment,” Routlege Explorations in Environmental Studies, Taylor & Francis Group, Oxford, UK (2017).

Pérez Henríquez holds a Masters and a Ph.D. in Public Policy from UC Berkeley, a diploma in Public Policy from the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM), and a law degree from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).