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Luis Gonzales Morales

Chief of the Web Development and Data Visualization, UNSD

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Luis Gonzalez Morales is the Chief of the Web Development and Data Visualization Section of the United Nations Statistics Division, where he co-leads initiatives in data interoperability, open data, and integration of geospatial information and statistics for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He is currently part of the technical team supporting the implementation of the UN Data Strategy in the United Nations Statistics Division, and in 2014 was part of the Secretariat team supporting the work of the Independent Expert Advisory Group on a Data Revolution for Sustainable Development.  Since joining the United Nations Statistics Division in 2005, Luis has worked with National Statistical Offices and international partners on methodology and capacity development projects, in the fields of economic statistics, data quality, development indicators, and the coordination of national statistical activities for the SDGs.  Prior to this, he worked as a post-doctoral researcher at Max Planck Institute of Economics.  Luis has a PhD in Economics from the Ruhr-University of Bochum, with undergraduate degrees in Applied Statistics and Economics from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Studies in Mexico.