Started in 1995 as an aluminum industry analyst. In 2007, founded Harbor Aluminum and became Managing Director of Market Intelligence and Industry Consulting. Jorge is advisor to the world's largest aluminum upstream and downstream companies on topics related to aluminum market intelligence, trade, prices, procurement/marketing strategy, and industry competitiveness. He has become the world’s most sought-after aluminum expert for legal disputes, arbitration cases, and government hearings. Mr. Vazquez has been advisor to the US Senate (Carl Levin and John McCain), US Department of Justice, US Department of Commerce, US Department of Defense, US International Trade Commission and the Canadian Trade Tribunal on matters related to the aluminum industry. Jorge is the only aluminum market expert that has ever been invited to testify on matters related to the aluminum market before the US Senate.
Started in 1965 in the metals business. In 1980, became VP Materials Management at Arco Aluminum. In 1994, became President of Materials Management at Alumax Aluminum. In 1998, became Alcoa’s President of Metal Purchasing & Trading. In 2002, started his own price risk management consulting business. In 2013, joined HARBOR as Senior Consultant.