Juan finished his PhD under the supervision of Dr. Navin Ramankutty. He researched inequality in access to food and its implications for food consumption GHG emissions and key sustainable development goals (UN SDGs). As a member of UBC’s Land Use and Global Environment lab, Juan cultivated a broad understanding of the global food system challenges and interactions with a deep understanding of Food Security and Food System Sustainability.
After graduation, he joined the SEEDS sustainability program at UBC as an Applied Research Coordinator for Climate Action and Food Systems. At SEEDS he aims to apply his expertise of the global food system on local issues. His research is aimed at understanding how access to food is shaped by income/expenditure inequality, illustrating the disparities among and within countries in the past decades.
Last Updated May 2023