Latin America and the Caribbean

Carlos Hinojosa

Carlos Hinojosa is a senior consultant specialising in the analysis and evaluation of science, technology and innovation (STI) policies. Through the STI policy spectrum he has developed specific expertise in the fields of green growth and environmental protection (i.e. eco-innovation), international development assistance, agriculture, higher education and entrepreneurship. His skillset covers both quantitative and qualitative analysis tools and methodologies (incl. descriptive statistics, survey design, case studies, social network analysis), evaluation methodologies (i.e. logical framework approach), policy design and recommendations, policy cycle analysis, and project management.

His experience includes assignments for local, national, European and international clients both in Europe and abroad, such as regional councils, national ministries and agencies, the European Commission, UNESCO, OECD and World Bank. He is also part of Technopolis Group’s team of consultants actively engaged in the Latin American market. Recent assignments include a review for the Donor Committee on Enterprise Development on the link between Business Environment Reform and Green Growth (World Bank), the evaluation of the regional cluster policy in Nord-Pas-de-Calais (France), and a study on the science as a driver for growth in the Chilean Sub-Antarctic region.

Between 2013 and 2014, Carlos worked as a consultant for the World Bank’s Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship practice. During this time he managed the Innovation Policy Platform, and contributed to the development of a STI policy public expenditure review framework. Prior to joining Technopolis Group, Carlos worked for the OECD’s LEED programme studying the impacts of climate change on employment.

Carlos is fully fluent in Spanish, English and French.