Antonio Mendoza joins the Network, Knowledge and Impact Team with experience in policy analysis for public and non-profit institutions. He has mainly worked on public policy analysis, database management and geospatial analysis on socio-economic issues.
Prior to joining 100 Resilient Cities, Antonio was a GIS specialist for the Laboratory of Contemporary Urban Design of Tel Aviv University, where he worked on the spatial side of research projects examining industrial urbanism, access to technology, and refugee settlement and protests. He was previously involved as a GIS analyst in several projects with the Mexican Social Security Institute (working on public health) and local governments (urban development and ecology). Additionally, he was a public policy analyst for a Mexican think tank, in USAID-funded projects addressing tax expenditures and spending on public safety in Mexico.
Antonio obtained his master’s degree in City Planning by MIT, with a concentration in international development. He wrote his master’s thesis on the spatial displacement of crime following public and private interventions in Chihuahua (Mexico), which was awarded first place at the UNODC’s International Theses Contest on Public Security, Victimization and Justice in Latin America in 2018.