Executive director and Founder
16+ years dedicated to promoting the transformation of emerging countries towards sustainable development. Led the registration, verification and monitoring of 950 ktonCO2/year of emission reductions. Allocated co-financing for the development of more than 150 renewable energy projects and designed new promotion instruments. Led the regulatory agenda in Latin America for First Solar. Civil Engineer PUC and MSc in Technology Policy MIT.
More than 16 years of experience in the public and private sector working on the development of policies and management of environmental and climate change projects. Extensive experience assisting countries and cities in Latin America, Africa and Asia in identifying and designing appropriate mitigation actions at national and local levels, defining strategies and implementation plans for national contributions, and developing financing schemes for the waste and energy sectors in particular. PUC Forestry Engineer and holds a Master's Degree in Resource and Environmental Planning and Management from Massey University, New Zealand.
11+ years of experience in financial and real estate investment management. Senior specialist in analysis of investment alternatives, and identification and management of risks, including ﬁnancial, environmental, social, and corporate governance (ASG). With knowledge about the configuration and management of sustainable and responsible investment portfolios with their environment. Commercial engineer with MSc in Finance from UAI and MSc in Carbon Finance from U. Edinburgh.
Civil Engineer with a Diploma in Hydraulic Engineering from the PUC and a Master of Science student from the same institute, where she studies the effects of forest fires on the hydraulic properties of Chilean soils and serves as assistant professor in the Department of Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering. Collaborated in the development of case studies on the closure of coal-fired power plants for the energy and sustainability consulting firm Inodú.
10+ years of experience in research, consultancy and project development in the electricity and infrastructure sector. Has led due diligence and financing structuring processes for several power plants in the United Kingdom, Asia and Latin America. Holds a Civil Industrial Engineering degree from the University of Chile and a Master's degree in Finance from the University of Cambridge (U.K.).
Collaborates in the development of different environmental assessment projects, such as carbon footprint measurement, recommendation of technological needs and R&D&I opportunities in relation to climate change. Civil Engineer with a Diploma in Environmental Engineering from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, where she worked on projects of research, measurement and analysis of water quality, as well as lecturing in the Department of Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering.
17+ years of experience in environmental regulation, and implementing and financing clean technologies in more than 25 developing countries. 12 years working in the World Bank / IFC, and 4 years in the mining sector. More than 30 published academic papers. Extensive experience with impact investments (co-founder of a financing company for social housing that has achieved an annual return of over 10% for its investors). Degree in Economics from Oxford University (U.K.); Master in International Economics - LSE (U.K.); PhD Sciences Po (France) and MBA from MIT (U.S.A.).
Professional with 16 years of experience in the public and private sector, in the areas of energy and telecommunications. Civil engineer from the University of Chile, holding a master's degree in energetic engineering from the PUC and a diploma from Eurem Energy Manager. As analyst and manager of CORFO's Renewable Energy Center, he surveyed investment projects, evaluated requests for financial incentives and provided technical support to different public institutions (including in the Antofagasta region). Javier directed the Local Energy Strategy (EEL) for the municipality of Calera de Tango, and has conducted several clean energy training programs throughout Chile.
Engineer in Renewable Natural Resources from Universidad de Chile with 4 years of experience in Public Service, trained to manage complex environmental systems that allow the use of resources in increasingly sustainable ways. Professional with skills in the holistic analysis and evaluation of environmental systems, which facilitates the delivery of integral solutions to the problems faced by sustainable development. Was environmental manager at the Environmental Office of the Municipality of Calera de Tango. Experience in local environmental management and legislation, primarily in waste management.
1+ year of experience in the public sector, Diego is currently a collaborator in the development of waste management projects (organic, RDF) applying qualitative and analytical skills, such as financial evaluation of projects.
Diego is an Industrial Civil Engineer with a Diploma in Environmental Engineering from the PUC.