E3 - Ecología Economía y Ética
E3 has a multidisciplinary and proactive team that has stood out for creating strategic alliances with the public and private sectors at local, national and international levels. It has a wide network of people and institutions with whom it generates spaces for co-creation, leadership and entrepreneurship, forging transformative processes.
Claudia Martínez Zuleta
Claudia Martinez is the Executive Director of E3- Ecology, Economics and Ethics.
Claudia Martinez is the Executive Director of E3- Ecology, Economics and Ethics. She has over 30 years of experience in sustainable development, financing, climate change and new economies. She is the representative of the New Economy for Food and Land Use, FOLU-Colombia and Co-Chair of the FOLU country platform at the global level. She is also a member of the Independent Technical Advisory Panel of the Green Climate Fund (GCF), where she has evaluated projects submitted to the Board of Directors. She was Director of the Sustainable Development Office and later Vice President of Environmental and Social Development at the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), coordinating the portfolio of social, environmental and Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) projects in the region. As Vice Minister of Environment of Colombia, she coordinated the National Environmental System for four years. She was Environmental Officer for the Latin America Bureau of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in New York. She holds a degree in Business Administration from the Universidad de los Andes in Bogota and Master's Degrees in Development Economics and Environmental Studies from Yale University, USA. She is co-founder of Sistema B Colombia and currently serves on the boards of directors of "&Green Fund" and Sistema B Colombia.
Marco is a Senior Advisor to E3. He has more than 35 years of experience in sustainable development,
Marco is a Senior Advisor to E3. He has more than 35 years of experience in sustainable development, biodiversity conservation, forestry development, responsible environmental management, sustainable infrastructure works and alternative energies. He has been an environmental specialist for the Inter-American Development Bank and Vice President for Latin America of the Italian company Beta Studio, an expert in water resources. He currently serves as Scientific Director of the Amazon Institute SINCHI. He has worked with several international organizations including the United Nations Development Program, USAID, GIZ among other organizations worldwide. He holds a degree in forestry engineering from the University of Florence, Italy and a PhD in natural resource planning and conservation from the University of Michigan, USA. [email protected]
Patricia Velásquez Espinosa
Patricia is a Project Manager and legal expert on climate and environmental issues.
Patricia is a Project Manager and legal expert in climate and environmental issues. She has more than 15 years of experience in administrative law, development and environment, economic instruments, climate change as well as in management systems and corporate responsibility in the manufacturing, hydrocarbons and telecommunications sectors. She is also a professor at the Universidad Militar, Universidad del Rosario and Universidad de Boyacá. She graduated as a lawyer from Universidad La Gran Colombia, before specializing in Environmental Law at Universidad del Rosario, Colombia and Administrative Law at Universidad San Pablo-CEU, Spain. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Law "Legal Guidelines for Climate Change: comparative analysis between States" at the same university.
Andres Florido Delgado
Andrés Florido Delgado is a Social Communicator specialized in UX design and digital strategies.
Andrés Florido Delgado has a degree in social communication and journalism from Universidad Central and a specialist in Marketing Strategy from IE Business School and specialist in design at the California Institute of the Arts - CalArts. He worked in communications and marketing for the Fundación Universitaria Panamericana - Compensar and as a marketing professional at the Universidad Santo Tomás. He has experience as an ICT advisor for government entities in Colombia and as a brand consultant with multiple projects in five countries. He currently leads the communications area of Grupo E3 and is the creative director of Bangluxor.
Patricia Falla is a senior environmental and sustainability consultant in Colombia.
Patricia Falla is a senior environmental and sustainability consultant 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 University of Los Andes - Colombia. She has more than 20 years of experience in planning, management and evaluation for sustainable development at national, regional and local scales. Special emphasis on biodiversity conservation 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. She is part of the Coalition for a New Economy for Food and Land Use - FOLU Colombia. She was part of the environmental advisory team of the High Council for the Post-Conflict for the design and implementation of the Integral Sustainable Rural Development Strategy - DRIS and the assembly of the Multidonor Fund Sustainable Colombia. 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 roadmap for the construction of portfolios for environmental compensation and forced investment of 1% in the SINAP. She has held high-level and responsible positions, including Deputy Director of Human Settlements and Population of the Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies (IDEAM) and National Project Coordinator of the Alexander von Humboldt Biological Research Institute (IAvH). She has also been a consultant for national and international NGOs, such as TNC, Fundación Natura - Colombia, Fundación Omacha and lateral and multilateral cooperation agencies such as IDB, World Bank, UNDP, UNESCO, IICA and GIZ.
Lily Begg is a food systems expert at E3. She has a Master's degree in Agroecology
Lily Begg is a food systems expert at E3. She has a Master's degree in Agroecology from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), as well as experience in founding and managing her own agroecological farm and business in Sweden. She has conducted research in Colombia on the social importance of urban agroecology in Bogotá, as well as the potential for sustainable alternative economies in the Peruvian Amazon. Lily is an active member of Agroecology Europe Youth Network, which is a knowledge exchange network for young agroecologists. She also holds a BA in Modern Languages and Literature from Oxford University with several years of experience in translation, interpreting and multilingual journalism.
Sindy Nova, Sanitary and Environmental Engineer from the Universidad del Valle
Sindy Nova, Sanitary and Environmental Engineer from the Universidad del Valle Specialist in Environmental Management and Business Sustainable Development, has more than 8 years of work experience in territorial environmental management, climate action and rural development.
Jose Manuel Patiño
Jose Manuel has 8 years of experience in sustainable urban development,
Jose Manuel has 8 years of experience in project management and organizations that promote sustainable urban development, climate change, sustainable water management, conservation, agroecology and permaculture. He graduated as a civil engineer with 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 be a speaker at national and international conferences where he was awarded the Young Scientist Award in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Manuela Gómez Valencia
Manuela Gómez Valencia is the leader of FOLU Antioquia
Manuela Gómez Valencia is the leader of FOLU Antioquia. She has experience in project management, consulting and research on corporate sustainability, regenerative economy, urban-rural development and climate change. She was a sustainability consultant and project manager at ConTREEbute, coordinating a portfolio of projects for the digital management of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) indicators for several companies and business groups in Colombia. She has worked as a researcher at EAFIT University and the Center for Sustainable Development for Latin America, achieving scientific publications and participation as a speaker at national and international conferences. As a sustainability analyst at Celsia, she was part of the development of a business model for the valuation of ESG externalities. She graduated as Business Administrator and Master in Urban and Environmental Processes from EAFIT University, Colombia.
Flor Estepa Santos
Flor Estepa Santos, Business Administrator and Environmental Manager
Flor Estepa Santos, Business Administrator and Environmental Manager, certified as an HSEQ internal auditor, internationally certified as a Life and Business Coach, with a postgraduate degree specializing in Senior Management, and a Master's Degree in Risk Management with a focus on psychosocial risk.