Jorge is the Founder of the Central American Division of the Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI) and member of the CADRE of Technical Advisers of The Rotary Foundation.
A native of Argentina, and trained as a chemical engineer, he has been Director of Corporacion Instatec since 2001. Formerly he served as managing director of a chemical crop protection joint venture with Dupont in Central America.
He has been a GSE Team Leader, a Council on Legislation representative, Chairman of the Rotary International Zone Institute in Antigua Guatemala in 2014, and RI Representative in Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, and Central America. He participated in a National Immunization Day in Moradabad, India, has been discussion group moderator at many international events and speaker at the Lisbon Convention. He was appointed Convener of the RI Institutes in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic 2016, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia 2017 and Medellin, Colombia 2017.
A Rotarian since 1993, Jorge is member of the Rotary Club of Guatemala Sur and Past District Governor of District 4250, which includes Belize, Guatemala, and Honduras. He served as Rotary Foundation Permanent Fund Committee Chair for Latin America, Rotary International Training Leader, Regional Rotary Foundation Coordinator, and Rotary District Foundation Committee Chair.
As Club President he succeeded in reaching 100% Paul Harris participation. He is Benefactor, Major Donor and Bequest Society Member of The Rotary Foundation. He was named two times Rotarian of the Year and he is recipient of The Rotary Foundation Citation for Meritorious Service.
Jorge and his wife Débora have three children and four grandchildren and reside in Guatemala City.