Argenis Cátala was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1984. He developed in the field of natural sciences with a Bachelor’s degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Puerto Rico in Río Piedras. He received a Master’s Degree in Regional Urban Planning from the University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras and a PhD. in Environmental Sciences.
He has more than 10 years of experience in community and scientific work within the University of Puerto Rico and in environmental organizations as Project Coordinator in the Scuba Dogs Society and the San Juan Bay Estuary.