University studies in political science and international economics in the Netherlands and the USA. MSc in Economics at El Colegio de Mexico. Over 30 years experience in social and economic development, working with academia, governments and international organisations.
As an academic, Eduardo has been a lecturer in international economics at the University of Mexico and in 1997 was appointed as Research Fellow in the International Development Center (QEH) of the University of Oxford. In 2007 appointed as Research Fellow of the Oxford Institute of Ageing of the University of Oxford. He has led on programmes, studies and research on population ageing in Asia
Eduardo has performed in senior roles in international organisations in Latin America and Africa. For the last 20 years Eduardo has been in Asia, holding different directive positions in Laos, Vietnam and regionally. Currently, he is the Regional Director for Asia Pacific for HelpAge International, overseeing programmes and partnerships throughout Asia and the Pacific. In the scope of his work is promotion of social and economic adaptation to the changing demographic structures and to population ageing. Eduardo has taken part, and frequently led, in several international conferences on the subject. These include policy development, knowledge and research on population ageing, community-based programmes and supporting the voice of older people and their organisations towards ensuring that current and future older people can lead dignified, active, healthy and secure lives.