Originally from Honduras, Alberto moved to Seattle, WA in 2010 after getting his degree in Biology and working on several environmental conservation and research projects. In the U.S., his work has focused on environmental restoration, environmental justice, and racial equity. In June 2016, he joined the City of Seattle to lead the new Duwamish Valley Program, a placed-based effort to advance environmental justice and equitable development. In 2014, he was a finalist for the international Emerging River Professional Award. He currently is a board member of OneAmerica, the largest immigrant rights organization in Washington State.