Sergio is the Executive Director of Climate Parliament, a global network of legislators dedicated to combating climate change by accelerating the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. Climate Parliament laid the groundwork for the Green Grids Initiative – One Sun One World One Grid, which will be announced by a group of presidents and prime ministers at COP26. The Green Grids Initiative represents a parallel strategy alongside the ongoing climate talks, seeking to build the new energy system in all parts of the world as fast as possible.
In addition to his role at Climate Parliament, Sergio is a well-known Chilean author. He holds a PhD in Spanish from Stanford University and teaches literature part-time at Stanford’s Santiago Programme. He served as Director of Publications and Head of International Relations at the BBVA Foundation in Madrid and was a member of the Governing Council of the European Foundation Centre in Brussels. He was an editor of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission report on human rights violations committed by the Chilean military dictatorship between 1973 and 1990.