Environmental Economist and Consultant
Colombian living in Colombia
As Vice Minister of the Environment of Colombia from 2011 to 2013, Adriana oversaw policy and financial strategies that allowed the expansion of protected areas in the Amazon and encouraged electric vehicle use. As a member of the Board of Directors of the UN Green Climate Fund, she led the fund’s business model design. More recently, she served as Regional Director for Colombia, Ecuador and Peru for The Nature Conservancy, where she promoted water conservation initiatives. She was awarded the Baron Alexander von Humboldt Grand Order of Environmental Merit, in recognition of her contributions to Colombia’s environment, institutions and society.