Gabriel Torres is a Young Global Professional at the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center. He supports the center’s extreme heat initiative through writing and research, while helping conceptualize and implement Arsht-Rock’s monitoring and evaluation framework.
Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, he worked as a consultant for the United Nations Development Programme’s International Policy Center for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG), where he developed training materials on shock-responsive social protection and resilience-building. He also worked as an advisor for the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), where he supported governmental dialogue and public-private partnerships to strengthen regulatory quality in Brazil—where he is originally from.
Previously, he worked with project management, policy-oriented research, and fundraising at the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI), helping bridge expert knowledge and policymaking in areas such as global trade and climate change.
Gabriel holds a Master’s in International Studies from the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, concentrating on Economic Development Policy, and a Master’s in International Policy Analysis and Management from PUC-Rio, in Brazil.