Alumnus Alvaro Guzman joins Ecuador Ministry of Transport, October 2017

Alvaro returned to his homeland of Ecuador in September to take up a prestigious role working as the Under Secretary of Road and Rail Transport for the Minister of Transport.

Alvaro graduated in MSc Sustainability in Transport 2010 and then returned to ITS to study for his PhD in 2013. His new exciting role at the Ministry will give him the opportunity to put some of his academic experiences into practice and propose policies and the regulatory framework on Land Transport and Rail, Traffic and Road Safety; and monitor compliance. Coordinate the updating of the current regulations regarding operational modalities, technical aptitude of equipment, insurance and all regulations related to the area of its competence. Participate in the elaboration and update of the Multimodal Transport Plan and development of the Logistics Infrastructure for Ecuador.