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 Martinez has more than 30 years of practical experience in sustainable development, finance and climate change. She is the Director of E3- Ecology, Economics and Ethics (www.e3asesorias.com), supporting innovating programs and actions to foster sustainable development, new economies and financial schemes. She is representative for Colombia and Co-chair of the country programs of the Food and Land Use Economy- FOLU. She is also a member of the independent advisory Panel of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) where she has assessed all the projects presented to the fund since its inception. She was Director of the Office of Sustainable Development and later Vice President for Social and Environmental Development at the Latin American Development Bank (CAF) managing the portfolio of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and the environmental and social projects. As Deputy Minister of Environment of Colombia, she coordinated the Environmental system of the country including 33 regional environmental corporations and 5 research institutions. She was an environmental officer for the Latin American Bureau of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in New York. She studied Business Administration at Los Andes University in Bogotá and holds a master’s Degree in development economics and a Master’s Degree in Environmental Studies from Yale University. She is currently in the board of directors of “&Green Fund” as well as Sistema B Colombia.
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.
Wendy is a business administrator from Universidad de Los Andes with a specialization in Social Innovation from the Amani Institute in India. She has had several experiences in sustainable development projects in Thailand, Nepal, the Philippines, India, Mexico, and Colombia, on issues related to ecotourism, renewable energy, justice, and peacebuilding.
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.
Environmental engineer from the Universidad de los Andes with experience in supporting research and consulting projects on issues of sustainable transport, mitigation and adaptation to climate change. She has worked on the development of mobility projects, including non-motorized modes of transport, freight urban logistics in cities of Colombia and Argentina. She has a background on leading the development of regional and local events on different urban issues.
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.
Juliana Vega is a political scientist and economist from the Universidad de Los Andes. She is interest in the areas of creation, implementation and evaluation of social integration, development, peace building and climate change programs. Has experience in execution of mobility, climate and sustainable transport projects for the development of the Colombia TOD NAMA policy and in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of reconciliation initiatives with gender perspective.
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.
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”.
Jose Manuel has 8 years of experience in project management and organizations that promote issues of sustainable urban development, climate change, sustainable water management, conservation, agroecology and permaculture. He graduated as a Civil Engineer with an emphasis on environment and water, has a Master's Degree in Water Management and Engineering from the UNESCO Water Institute in Delft, The Netherlands. He has actively participated in research groups in Colombia and Europe on environmental sanitation, adaptation and resilience to climate change, which allowed him to publish scientific articles in international journals and to be a speaker at national and international conferences where he was awarded the Young Scientist Award in Thessaloniki Greece.
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.
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.