As Linking and Capacity Building Manager, Tanya Jiménez leads capacity building strategies focused on the needs of local governments and linkage strategies to contribute to the viability of WRI Mexico projects.

Previously, Tanya served as a Consultant in the UK Prosperity Fund's Future Cities Program (2019); the Secretariat of Agrarian, Territorial and Urban Development of Mexico (2019) and the Secretariat of Urban Development of Mexico City (2018). In the last one, she was responsible for the reconstruction of more than 90 buildings affected by the earthquake of September 19, 2017. Previously, Tanya collaborated as Urban Development Manager at WRI Mexico, where she was in charge of the development of land management instruments with Development Oriented Transportation Criteria (DOTS); the development and implementation of strategies for the socio-territorial integration of educational facilities, Citizen Urbanism District of the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico City Campus; and in the implementation of urban regeneration strategies for degraded polygons, from an economic, sociodemographic, environmental, public space, mobility and transport perspective, among other urban intervention projects.

Tanya Jiménez holds a Master's degree in International Cooperation and Urban Development from the Tecnische Universität Darmstadt, and a Master's degree in Development Economics and International Cooperation from the Universitá degli Studi di Roma. She has a degree in Architecture from the Mexico City Campus of the Tecnológico de Monterrey.