E3 has a multidisciplinary and proactive team that has established strategic alliances with the public and private sectors on a local, national and international level. It has a wide network of people and institutions with whom E3 has generated spaces of co-creation, leadership, and entrepreneurship, thus creating transformational processes.
Claudia is the Executive Director of E3-Ecology, Economy and Ethics. She has more than 25 years of practical experience in sustainable development with special emphasis on finance, economy and climate change. She is the current representative of the Climate and development knowledge network (CDKN) and an independent advisory panel member of the Green Climate Fund. She was Deputy Minister of Environment of Colombia, Vice-president of social and environmental development and Director of the Sustainable Development Office of CAF (Latin American Development Bank), and Environment Officer for the Latin American Bureau of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in New York. She has a degree in Business Administration from Los Andes University and Master degrees in Environmental Studies and Development Economics from Yale University. Claudia has been a member of different boards and currently of the Yale environmental leadership council and the Sistema B foundation in Colombia. The author of diverse publications as well as a University professor.
Marco is the E3 Senior Advisor. He has more than 35 years of experience in sustainable development, biodiversity conservation, forest development, sustainable environmental management, sustainable infrastructure works and alternative energies. He was an environmental specialist with the Inter-American Development Bank and Vice President for Latin America of the Italian company Beta Studio, as an expert in water resources. Marco is the current Scientific Director of the Amazon Institute SINCHI and has worked with several international organizations, including the United Nations Development Program and USAID GIZ. Marco has a Forestry Engineer degree and a PhD in Planning and Conservation of Natural Resources from University of Michigan, USA.
Patricia is a project manager and a legal environmental coordinator for E3. She has over 15 years of experience in a wide variety of areas including: administrative law, development and environment, economic instruments, climate change, management and social responsibility systems in the sectors of manufacturing, hydrocarbons and telecommunications. Patricia has a Law degree with a specialty in Environmental Law and Administrative Law. She is currently completing her Doctorate in Law with a focus on Legal Outlines for Climate Change: Comparative Analyses between States at San Pablo-CEU University, Spain.
BA in Communication Studies and Journalism from Universidad Central, specialist in Marketing Strategy from IE Business School. He is currently pursuing a specialization in Design from the California Institute of the Arts - CalArts. He worked in communications and marketing for the Unipanamericana Fundación Universitaria - Compensar and as a marketing professional at the Universidad Santo Tomás. He has experience as a TIC consultant for government entities in Colombia and as a brand consultant with multiple projects in five countries. He currently leads the area of internal and external communications of the E3.
Catalina is an economist of the University of Los Andes with a masters degree in cooperation and development from París I-Panthéon Sorbonne. She has over 25 years of professional experience in the areas of regional and social development with a gender and human rights perspective. She has been Director of Inclusion and Integration at the Secretary of Education in Bogotá, Local Director of education in the locality of Teusaquillo, Bogota, and for 10 years was the Executive Director of the Corporation to promote municipalities in Colombia (Procomún). She worked in Burkina Faso with UNDP and in the National Planning Department of Colombia.
Lawyer from the “Universidad de los Andes” (Colombia) with experience in project coordination and environmental policy research. Sebastian worked for the Center for Sustainable Development Studies as project coordinator on climate change, energy efficiency and global environmental challenges. He worked as researcher at Universidad de los Andes in the use of mercury and its impacts on environmental and health to promote the Minamata Convention ratification. Sebastian was a member of research projects on Environmental Law at “Universidad del Rosario” (Colombia) and Environment and Public Health (MASP) at “Universidad de los Andes”.
Alejandra Rodríguez specializes in socioeconomic analysis of communities in territories with strong environmental stresses related to extractive activities, both legal and illegal. Additionally, she has worked on identifying the main social, environmental and economic conflicts involving vulnerable populations. She has experience designing, planning, and implementing activities, programs and economic instruments to promote proper management of ecosystem services and sustainable and inclusive community development in collaboration with private extractive companies, state agencies, non-governmental institutions and foreign donors. She has worked for Conservation International Colombia and private sector. She currently works in E3 as an Environmental Professional leading the project with the Colombian Commission for Truth, Coexistence, and Non-Repetition aiming to incorporate the environment as an integral part of the commission’s work. Alejandra is a Biologist from the Universidad de los Andes with a master’s degree in Environmental Management from the same university and a master's degree in Molecular Biotechnology from the University of Barcelona
David Katz is an industrial engineer and business administrator from Universidad de Los Andes, and specialist in Public Management and Territorial Government from La Pontifica Universidad Javeriana, currently developing a master’s degree in Governance and Public Management Planning at La Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. He has experience in consulting processes for small organizations, and productive opportunities for rural communities. He was part of the ANEIA (Agribusiness and food Industry) research team from Universidad de los Andes, focused on rural development challenges and peace building opportunities. His works emphasizes on communitary work to boost environmental, peace and development opportunities in strategic ecosystems in Colombia.
Angelica is an Economist from the Universidad del Valle and Magister in Business Administration with a focus on sustainability from the University of Exeter in England. He has experience in management of interest groups, competitiveness strategies, cluster coordination and socio-ecological systems. His work experience has been in the public and private sectors, focusing particularly on regional development, inter-institutional relations and project management in institutions such as the Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras José Benito Vives de Andreis “Invemar”, la Cámara de Comercio de Cali and Comisión Regional de Competitividad el Valle de Cauca..
Patricia Falla is a senior consultant in environment and sustainability in Colombia. She has a Master's Degree in Ecological Economics, Territory and Environmental Management from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and an Economist degree from the Universidad de Los Andes - Colombia. He has more than 20 years of experience in planning, management and evaluation for sustainable development at national, regional and local levels. Special emphasis of work in conservation of biodiversity and its ecosystem services and sustainable productive alternatives for local development and as mitigation and adaptation measures to climate change. Experience in formulation, coordination and evaluation of GEF projects. It is part of the Coalition for a New Economy for Food and Land Uses - FOLU Colombia. He was part of the environmental advisory team of the High Council for the Post-Conflict for the design and implementation of the Sustainable Integral Rural Development Strategy - DRIS and the assembly of the Multidonante Sustainable Colombia Fund. He has participated in the consolidation of the National System of Protected Areas (SINAP) of Colombia and led the creation of the Regional System of Protected Areas of the Orinoquia (SIRAP Orinoquia), as well as the construction of the road map for the construction of portfolios for compensation environmental and forced investment of 1% in the SINAP. She has held positions of high level and great responsibility, among them, Deputy Director of Human Settlements and Population of the Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies (IDEAM) and National Project Coordinator of the Biological Research Institute (Alexander Humboldt). IAvH). She has also been a consultant to national and international NGOs, such as TNC, Fundación Natura - Colombia, Omacha Foundation and multilateral and lateral cooperation agencies such as the IDB, the World Bank, UNDP, UNESCO, IICA and GIZ.
Gloria is an environmental, legal and social expert at E3. She has over 35 years of professional experience as a legal director consultant and researcher in a variety of areas. This includes, but is not limited to: the environment, law, disaster risk management, environmental health, climate change, social responsibility, community work, aeronautics, urban development, hydrocarbons, infrastructure and mining. Gloria has been the Colombian National Health Superintendent and the Legal Director of Civil Aeronautics. She has also been a member of the Council of Directors of the College of Attorneys at Law Specialists in Colombian Environmental Law (CAEDAC) since 1985. Gloria graduated as an Attorney at Law from the Colombian Catholic University before specializing in Civil Law at the University of Paris X-Nanterre, France, and in Environmental Law at El Rosario University, Colombia.
Mary works with E3 as an expert in finance and economy, with a focus on the environment and climate change. She has more than 20 years of experience in areas of politics and environmental financing. Mary was a Senior Executive with the Latin American Development Bank (CAF), Director of the Planning Office, of the Green Markets Office and Director of Economic Analysis at the Colombian Ministry of the Environment. She is recognized for the design and implementation of economic and financial instruments for environmental policies in Latin America and for the mobilization of resources to strengthen investments in green economical business, highlighting climate change and green investments. She graduated as an Industrial Engineer, with Specialization in Finance, at Los Andes University, Colombia.
Guillermo is an entrepreneur and manager of projects with emphasis on sustainable, profitable and socially inclusive development. He is an expert in regional and territorial development, agricultural economics and rural development, and the construction of peace and climate compatible development. He has been a Project Manager for CDKN in Colombia and works with E3 to promote sustainable environmental development and new economies in a joint project with Redprodepaz in Colombia. He has had broad experience in the public sector, the private sector and civil society organizations. He graduated as an Environmental Engineer and as an Economist and holds a Master's Degree in Economics with emphasis on Environmental Economics, Econometrics and Quantitative Methods.
Helmut has more than 20 years of practical experience in finance, environment, telecommunications and power supply. Helmut has also worked as an advisor to the Ministry of Communications in planning and research and as an official of the Power Supply Planning and Solutions Institute in project planning and in management. He holds an Electronic Engineer degree and has also specialized in both International Finance and Energy Management.
Magdalena is an environmental policy expert and works in sustainable development, new economies and peace building at E3. She has experience in project management, communications and research within the private sector and NGOs as well as in the water and energy sector (such as the Suez and EDF Group) and in the promotion of fair trade for the Fairtrade organization. Magdalena has been a volunteer with youth and climate change organizations at an international level. She graduated in Political Sciences from the Paris Institute of Political Studies and received a Master's Degree in International Relations from the same institution.
Marcela is the accountant and administrative assistant at E3. She has 10 years plus of professional experience in areas of administration, finance, accounting and auditing with several Colombian private companies. Marcela has a degree in Public Accountancy with a specialization in management control and auditing.
Mathieu has over 8 years of experience in communications and knowledge sharing with emphasis in sustainable development and project management. He has worked with organizations that promote development, climate change, the environment, arts and the creation of transformational events. He graduated as a Political Expert at the Institute of Political and Diplomacy Studies in Toulouse, France, and has a Master's degree in Latin American Studies from the University of Paris III-New Sorbonne France.
Liliana is an external advisor for E3 and expert in climate change and project management. She has 13 years of professional experience in regional and sectorial development and climate change. Liliana worked as project manager of CDKN and advisor on sustainable development at the United Nations Alternative Development Program. She is also experienced in social issues, local work with government and grassroots organizations. Liliana was a legal advisor for private sector and non-profit organizations. She graduated in Law, Political and Social Sciences from Cauca University, Colombia, and received a Master's degree in Sustainability and Climate Change from Leeds University in the United Kingdom.