Francisco is the ASEAN Regional Lead and Senior Researcher with expertise in vehicle technology and policy. His work focuses on developing roadmaps for emerging markets in their quest towards electromobility and decarbonizing the transport sector and supporting governments in implementing those plans. He leads projects on real-world vehicle emissions, including the testing that sparked Dieselgate. Francisco holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Valle, Colombia, as well as a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from West Virginia University.