Born in Buenos Aires in 1946, he studied architecture in his home town. In 1971, when he finished his studies, he started to design pieces of furniture for the studio he is partner with. In 1975 he left Argentina, he obtained the Spanish citizenship and in 1977 he settled in Barcelona. Together with the designer Alberto Liévore and the theoreticians Norberto Chaves and Oriol Pibernat, he founded the "Berenguer Group". In 1984 Jorge Pensi opened his own studio and started to work for international companies as a designer and architect.