Born in Mexico City, Mexico in 1969. Fisheries Ecologist with expertise in climate change impacts on marine ecosystems, and experience in leading muldisciplinary groups. He served as Lead Author of the Oceans chapter of the WG2 Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and is currently collaborating in Food Production chapter of the sixth assessment. He was Principal Investigator (for Mexico) in an NSF Biocomplexity project that analyzed the abalone-lobster fishery system in the central part of Baja California under a transdisciplinary approach. He is a primary researcher at the Fisheries Ecology Program, CIBNOR. He is currently collaborating with the marine ecophysiology group at CIBNOR, doing research on marine animals resilience to climate change.