Fernando Santiago

Fernando Santiago is Industrial Policy Officer at the Division of Capacity Development, Statistics and Industrial Policy Advice of of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

Fernando Santiago is an Industrial Policy Officer at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) where he specializes in research and policy advisory services on industrial policy. Santiago is the UNIDO’s focal point for the UN Inter-Agency Task Team on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDG's. He also serves as member of the Scientific Board of the LALICS Network. Prior to joining UNIDO, his professional experience spans government, academic and private sector organizations in Mexico and Canada. He has published on topics related to the economics of innovation, industrial policy and industrial development. Santiago is an economist from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, with a Master's degrees from SPRU-University of Sussex and a Doctoral degree from UNU-MERIT/University of Maastricht.