Kenneth Ochoa

Environmental engineer from El Bosque University with courses in environmental prevention strategies from Lund University. Magister in Environmental Management from Los Andes University. Candidate for a PhD in Cleaner Production and Industrial Ecology from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. He is currently director of the Environmental Engineering Program, research coordinator of the Engineering Faculty and

Judith Walcott

Judith has worked for several years supporting governments and other technical partners in Latin America to plan for mitigation and adaptation actions that take account of social and environmental benefits and risks and safeguards, particularly in the context of REDD+.  Her work also has focused on the use of spatial information to inform REDD+ strategy

Jennifer Guralnick

Jennifer has been part of the UNISDR Regional Office for the Americas team since 2007. Within UNISDR – The Americas she is the regional focal point for monitoring the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, and issues of gender, persons with disabilities, children and civil society. She is also the geographic officer

Javier García Sanabria

Javier is an expert in the disciplines of integrated management of coastal areas and marine spatial planning, and is author/co-author of several books and articles on the subject in national and international scientific journals. He is a professor at the University of Cadiz and coordinator of the Training Commission of the Research Institute for Sustainable

Jason Spensley

Jason Spensley manages the Green Climate Fund’s Project Preparation Facility and Adaptation Planning programme. Mr. Spensley has extensive experience in the design of financial and technical assistance mechanism to strengthen design of countries’ strategies and project pipelines for addressing their climate change priorities. Before joining GCF, he served as Climate Technology Manager with the UNFCCC

Jacinto Buenfil

Jacinto studied environmental engineering at the University of Florida, specializing in wetland systems for water treatment and later earning a master’s degree in ecological engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He was a Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon, where he worked with communities on water and sanitation projects. Over the past four years he

Fabiola Tabora Merlo

Environmental Engineer with a master’s degree in basin management, with experience in sustainable water management at policy and strategy development at national and local levels, including the identification and implementation of actions aimed at adaptation to climate change. Experienced in the coordination and elaboration of technical documents related to the impact of climate change on

Claudia Bouroncle Seoane

Claudia Bouroncle is a specialist in agriculture and natural resource management, with emphasis on adaptation to climate change, and has more than 20 years of experience in Latin America. She is a graduate in forestry sciences, holds two masters degrees and is currently writing her PhD thesis focused on vulnerability analysis and agro-climatic information management

Carlos Camacho Nassar

Carlos Camacho Nassar is an ethnologist with doctoral studies in geography and development in the Third World ( University of Paris I Sorbonne, EHESS, Paris and University of Costa Rica) and studies in land use planning (University of Paris VIII, Vincennes). He works on indigenous rights, lands, socio-environmental and territorial conflicts, extractive industries, indigenous consultation