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Speaker

Nicolás Estupiñán

Mr Estupinan is currently the Mobility Secretary of Bogotá.

He holds a degree in civil engineering (Universidad de los Andes, Bogota,
Colombia), and a masters in City Planning and Transportation (UNC at Chapel Hill, USA).
Before joining Bogotá´s administration, he was based in Buenos Aires working for CAF- Development Bank of Latin America as Director of Knowledge in Infrastructure, and prior, as the Head of the Urban Transport Unit.
Mr Estupiñan also served as transport vice-minister in Colombia during 2012-2014. He has also worked for the World Bank as junior professional associate in DC, and for the National Planning Department in Colombia.
During his 15 years of experience has worked enhancing the urban transport agenda, fostering sustainable development and poverty reduction through applied research, program and project design and implementation, and public policy execution.
He is member of the Transportation Research Board committee Transport in Developing Countries, and has published several papers analyzing affordability and financing of urban transport and the influence of urban spatial structure on travel patterns.