Senior Advisor  |  Rewiring America

Dr. Luis Aguirre-Torres

Dr. Luis Aguirre-Torres is currently leading work at Rewiring America, a leading electrification nonprofit focused on electrifying everything in our communities. He is also co-chair of the New York State Climate Impacts Assessment, Society and Economy. He was formerly the Director of Sustainability for the City of Ithaca, N.Y., where he established and led the city’s decarbonization and climate justice strategies. Prior to joining the City of Ithaca, he was the President and CEO of GreenMomentum, a think tank organization focused on climate change and renewable energy in Latin America. He is the former chairman of the Latin American and Caribbean Council on Renewable Energy and former energy chair of the Mexico-US Entrepreneurship and Innovation Council. He holds a first degree in computer engineering from Mexico’s National University, a master’s in computer science and a Ph.D. in electronic and electrical engineering from University College London.