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Abraham Berumen

Mexico Coordinator, WRI México

Abraham is the Cities4Forests Mexico Coordinator at WRI México. He is also the focal point for engagement with Cities4Forests’ six Mexican cities: Aguascalientes, Culiacán, León, Mérida, Metropolitan Area of Guadalajara, and Mexico City.

Abraham joined WRI Mexico in November 2018 as Public Space and Green Infrastructure Coordinator at the Urban Development department. In this role, he oversees and advises on activities related to urban water management and urban sprawl.

Abraham specializes in spatial planning, urban water management and water sensitive urban design. He has worked in multiple architecture firms dealing with projects ranging from housing densification schemes, public space and green infrastructure development plans and has worked in the construction industry as site supervisor. Through his experience in urban studies, he is devoted to undertaking the challenges that cities face regarding water security and their transition to more resilient habitats. His practical knowledge on green infrastructure contributes to many of WRI ́s programs such as Cities4Forests and the Coalition for Urban Transformation.

Abraham Berumen holds a MSc in Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences from the Technical University of Delft, Netherlands.