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Jorge Luis Silva Mendez

Public Sector Specialist
Jorge Luis joined the World Bank in 2013 as a Public Sector Specialist for the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region. He has worked on several projects related to justice sector reform, security, procurement, management models, monitoring systems, and regulation of statistics institutions, among others, in countries such as Colombia, Peru, Mexico, El Salvador, Paraguay, Morocco, Equatorial Guinea, and Pakistan.
 
Before joining the World Bank as a Public Sector Specialist, Jorge Luis was a professor and full-time researcher at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) and a consultant on several World Bank projects. He has also collaborated with various institutions such as USAID, the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Justice Project and the Mexico Bankers Association.
 
Jorge Luis holds Law and History degrees from Universidad Autónoma de México (UNAM) and is an Economist at ITAM. He holds master degrees in Statistics and Legal Sciences from the University of Stanford, California, and a PhD in Juridical Science from the same university.