Jorge Márquez

Business Development Specialist

As a Business Development Specialist, Jorge identifies potential partners, funding opportunities, elaborates strategies, and drafts proposals, to enhance our impact in the region.

Jorge’s professional experience includes working at Sucre Municipality Mayor’s Office in Caracas, Venezuela, where he implemented public policies in Petare, one of the most densely populated informal settlements in Latin America. Later, he joined Transparencia Venezuela, the Venezuelan Chapter of Transparency International, as coordinator of public finance. He was project manager of a humanitarian aid initiative across seven states of Venezuela and consultant of USAID’s Human Rights Program in Colombia.

Jorge holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Universidad Central de Venezuela, graduate studies in Politics and Government from Universidad Metropolitana, and a Master’s in Public Administration from Columbia University. He is fluent in Spanish, English and proficient in Portuguese.