Speaker Profile: Prof Jorge Pérez-jaramillo

Prof Jorge Pérez-jaramillo

architect, urban and regional planner

Prof Jorge Pérez – Jaramillo is an architect and urban and regional planner. He is a member of MDE Urban Lab (www.mdeurbanlab.com), planning advisor to the Governorate of Antioquia and senior consultant to the World Bank. He is a professor at the Universidad Santo Tomás, Medellín and visiting professor at several universities. He was director of planning in Medellín between 2012 and 2015, and has developed an extensive career as an architect, consultant, academic and public official. Author of the book Medellín. Urbanismo y Sociedad (2019, Turner Editores México-Madrid) and has published articles and projects in specialised architecture and urbanism media in several countries.