David is an expert in results performance management, local and open government, with 20 years of professional experience. He has held high level positions in Mexico’s public sector, he actively participates in civic initiatives, and he is an academic at Guadalajara University. He holds a PhD/Mphil in public administration from NYU, and a MSc in public policy from LSE. As visiting scholar at MIT/SPURS he will co-chair the MIT Metro Lab initiative, and co-edit a UN-Habitat publication on metropolitan governance.