Jessica Hernandez

Associate Director, City Resilience Delivery

Jessica Hernandez joins 100 Resilient Cities with more than 10 years’ experience assisting local governments and other public and private sector entities with the development and financing of infrastructure projects. She worked at the Border Environment Cooperation Commission and the North American Development Bank, where she participated in the development, technical evaluation and financing of several projects with a total investment US$700 million dollar within the sectors of water supply and sanitation, air quality, transportation, urban infrastructure including stormwater management, energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Jessica has proven experience in functions related to municipal strategic planning, project implementation, budgeting, public procurement and infrastructure development and have been responsible for assisting communities on developing projects through technical assistance and funding programs from government agencies, international organizations and financial institutions.

Jessica holds a Master’s in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Toronto and Master’s in Public Administration from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education in Mexico. She’s a native Spanish speaker.