Raimundo is currently in his 5th year of the PhD program. He holds a BA and MA in Economics from PUC, Chile. He worked at the Central Bank of Chile during the aftermath of the 2009 financial crisis in the International Economics Department. Later, he joined the Economics Department at PUC as a research assistant, where he worked on the design of optimal rules for organ allocations and in the estimation of transport policies in air quality in Santiago, Chile. At PUC, he also taught Introductory Economics, Macroeconomics and Game Theory. He also holds a Master in International Affairs from Columbia University. In the US, he worked with Conservation International to develop methodologies for monitoring the evolution of natural capital in Zimbabwe.
He is currently working on the relationship between fish farming and water pollution using remote sensing information, with a focus on Chile and Indonesia, two of the world’s largest farmed fish producers in the world. In addition, he is working on the potential benefits of storage technology in the deployment of intermittent energy sources such as wind and solar.