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Fernando De La Torre

Title: Local Liaison, Ecuador
Fernando De La Torre

Fernando De La Torre joined GDCI in 2022 as the Ecuador Local Liaison, supporting Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS) efforts in the cities of Quito and Guayaquil. He is an urban designer, dedicated cyclist and activist, and brings over 26 years of urban planning, design, technical, and research experience.

Prior to his work at GDCI, Fernando was the Metropolitan Director of Modes of Sustainable Transport in Quito, where he led the team in charge of developing policies and plans for sustainable mobility, urban cycling infrastructure, and pedestrian networks for the city. Under his management, the city saw a 600% increase in cycling activity across Quito.