Agustin Porres

Director, Argentina

Agustin  Porres

Agustin is an experienced Education and Public Policy professional with successful achievements in the development of innovative approaches to education and the development of creative solutions to solve challenges around education.

Entrepreneurial minded with the ability to quickly adapt to changing markets, Agustin has worked for many years in the public sector in Argentina as an official at the Ministry of Education of the City of Buenos Aires and the Agency of Social Security; leading the Education Policy area at Fundacion Contemporanea.

Before joining the Varkey Foundation as Country Manager to Argentina, Agustin was the Executive Director at FormarHub Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports innovative approaches to education between Latin America and the United States. Agustin has Master Degree in Public Policy with specialization in education from the McCourt School of Public Policy in Georgetown University, Washington D.C. He has postgraduate degree in Politics, Government and Administration at the Catholic University of Argentina with a teacher certification in Philosophy.