BS ’97 summa cum laude, Universidad de las Américas-Puebla, MSt ’14 with distinction, University of Cambridge; Senior consultant on sustainable infrastructure and energy, Inter-American Development Bank
Mexico City, Mexico
An expert on sustainable development, infrastructure, and energy, Santiago Creuheras is a senior consultant for the Inter-American Development Bank and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation. He also serves as a professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and as an advisor to the Mexican Chamber of Deputies on sustainability and the environment.
Creuheras recently served as director general for energy efficiency and sustainability of the Ministry of Energy of Mexico. Additionally, he chaired the International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation and co-led the Energy Efficiency and Transitions Finance Working Group of the G20.
An active participant in alumni activities around the world, Creuheras is a former president and current board member of the Harvard Club of Mexico, an alumni interviewer for Harvard College, and a member of Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs and Harvard Alumni for Global Development. As a former leader within “Fundación México en Harvard”, he helped increase opportunities for students pursuing studies at Harvard. He has also served in various roles for Harvard’s David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard Business School’s Energy and Environment Club, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard Graduate School of Design and Harvard Extension School.
“I have spent a huge chunk of my life on sustainability and climate change initiatives, and I would like to share this knowledge and increase its importance at Harvard. I would also like to support public and community service, and to increase international collaboration and build bridges among alumni across all of Harvard’s Schools.”