Ana Quirós Lara (GBCCR)

Ana Quirós is a civil engineer, with an MSc. And M. Eng from Stanford University. She is the president and one of the founding members of the Green Building Council Costa Rica (GBCCR).

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Carlos Manuel Rodríguez Echandi (MINAE)

Carlos Manuel Rodriguez is for the second time, the Minister of Environment and Energy for the Republic of Costa Rica. He has been a pioneer in the development of payment for ecosystem services (PES).

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Lisa Bate (B+H)

Lisa Bate is regarded as one of Canada’s global ambassadors for sustainable design.

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Marcela Trejos Coronado

Marcela Trejos is the General Manager of Oxígeno Human Playground. She has more than 25 years of experience managing brands

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Martina Otto (UNEP)

Head of Cities and Lifestyles at United Nations Environment Motivated and motivating team leader with a demonstrated track record in working in the sustainable development and environmental policy field.

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Michael Smith Masís (Entre Nos Atelier)

Design at the Architectural Association in London, England. Winner of several awards and recognitions at the international level such as the Buenos Aires International Biennial Prize 2015

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David A. Driskill (TTU)

David A Driskill holds a post professional degree from Catholic University, Washington D.C. in Urban Design and a professional degree in architecture from Texas Tech University.

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Andrés Flores Montalvo (WRI)

Andrés is Director of Climate Change and Energy, and is in charge of coordinating and implementing the agenda related to these two thematic areas within the WRI Mexico work program.

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Esteban Acón Rojas (Cámara Costarricense de la Construcción)

Esteban Acón Rojas is a civil engineer graduated from the University of Costa Rica and has a master's degree in Construction Management from the Catholic University of America, in Washington DC.

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Jennifer Layke (WRI)

Jennifer co-founded the Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA), a public private collaboration of over 35 partners supporting more than 50 cities

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Marcela Guerrero Campos (IFAM)

Marcela Guerrero Campos has a master's degree in Economics for Development from the National University, Executive President of the Institute for Municipal Development and Advisory (IFAM).

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Olman Segura Bonilla (UNA)

Segura was President of the Central American University Council (19 public universities in the Central American Region) 2009-2010

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Russell P. Manser (TTU)

Graduate student studying initial condition ensemble modeling systems for convection-allowing grid configurations.

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Elías Robles Fernández (TEKNA Consultores)

Elías graduated from the University of Costa Rica (UCR) in 2000 as a Bachelor of Architecture, and is a member of the Federated Guild of Engineers and Architects of Costa Rica (CFIA)since 2001

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Esteban Cervantes Jiménez (GBCCR)

An Architect and Urban Planner, with previous experience at the PRUGAM metropolitan regional planning initiative and as a consultant in Urban Design for the CNFL public utilities company.

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Jennie Moore (BCIT)

Dr. Jennie Moore is the Associate Dean of Building Design and Construction Technology in the School of Construction and the Environment (SOCE) at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).

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Roberto Artavia Loría (INCAE)

Roberto Artavia Loria is a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Harvard University, with an MBA in business administration from INCAE and his undergraduate training is as a Naval EngineerT

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Carlos F. Pardo (NUMO)

Carlos Felipe Pardo is a Colombian psychologist with a Master in Contemporary Urbanism from the London School of Economics.

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Marcelo Valenzuela O. (GBC Bolivia)

Mr. Valenzuela is a Master in Architectural Design. He has been Executive Director of the company Valenzuela & Asociados SRL since 2014

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Irene Campos Gómez (MIVAH)

Irene Campos Gómez, Minister of Housing and Human Settlements and President of the Board of Directors of Banco Hipotecario de la Vivienda (BANHVI).

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Clay Nesler (JCI)

Clay Nesler is the Vice President, Global Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs for Johnson Controls. He also chairs the company’s global sustainability council. Since joining Johnson Controls in 1983.

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Javier Chacón Hernández (CFIA)

Mr. Chacón is an Industrial Engineer, a Master in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and Banking, and a diploma in Management of Social Responsibility and Sustainability.

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Victoria Burrows (WorldGBC)

Victoria Burrows is World GBC CEO, a.i. and director of Advancing Net Zero

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Carlos Quiros Lara (EY)

Carlos is an entrepreneur in the professional services sector. In 2000, after a successful professional career with a Big Four in Costa Rica, he decided to establish his own company.

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Edward Sims (EY)

Edward joined the environment and sustainable development team at EY in 2017, after ten years of professional experience as a senior political advisor at the European Parliament and then as a business consultant at Oakdene Hollins

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Mario Duran Fernández (INCOFER)

Administration Manager of INCOFER Costa Rica's Fast Passenger Train Executing Unit. He is a political scientist and an internationalist with experience in a wide range of business functions.

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Horacio Alvarado Bogantes (BELÉN)

An Agricultural Engineer with a master's degree in local planning and development.

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Jimmy Cruz Jiménez (CURRIDABAT)

Jimmy Cruz Jiménez, Bachelor of Political Sciences, with a specialty in Government and Public Policy.

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Robert Jan Addink (BERA)

Robert Jan Addink, born in 1960 in the Netherlands. He was educated as a Mechanical Engineering, with a specialization in Energy Systems, as well as in International Business.

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Gracia M. Barahona de Suazo (ECOBANKING)

Executive Director of CLACDS' Ecobanking Project. She is in charge of various initiatives such as the Green Housing Financing Course and the Green Retrofit Marketplace platform.

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Natalia Vindas Pérez (Red Costarricense de Turismo Accesible)

Natalia is a woman passionate about travel, adventure activities such as surfing and the unnoticed accessibility that allows the full inclusion of people with disabilities in all areas of life.

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Jorge Cabrera Medaglia (CONSULTOR)

Dr. Jorge Cabrera Medaglia is an international jurist in biodiversity law and legal aspects relating to Access and Benefit Sharing, and a professor in the graduate program in law

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Rolando Castro Córdoba (MINAE)

Mr. Castro Córdoba has more than 24 years of professional experience and is the current Vice Minister of Energy of the Ministry of Environment and Energy of the Republic of Costa Rica

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Roberto Zoch Gutiérrez (MORAVIA)

Roberto Zoch Gutiérrez, a resident of the canton of Moravia, is 34 years old, is a Systems Engineer and Business Administrator graduated from the University of Costa Rica (UCR).

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Erick Bogantes Cabezas (BCIE/MINAE)

Project Manager en Banco Centroamericano de Integración Económica - BCIE, 27 years managing/engineering experience, +20 years leading high performance teams.

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Elizabeth Torres Rodríguez (SEUS)

A professional on sustainability, passionate about social equity and the fight against climate change, founder and owner of "SEUS: Sostenibilidad Universal"

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Carla della Maggiora (BASE)

Carla is a highly qualified international consultant with significant experience on sustainable development issues, focusing on climate change mitigation and adaptation as well as on sustainable energy finance.

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Brigitte Solís Wolffson (CIRCUITO)

Since 2017, Brigitte leads the Sustainability Department in Costa Rica Circuito CoE. She joined CIRCUITO prior to Johnson Controls acquisition in 2014 as Project architect

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Daniel Magallón (BASE)

Daniel Magallon is a sustainable energy technology, financial, and market specialist with many years of experience working for private and public organizations.

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Heidemarie Bonilla de Cienfuegos (B100 Arquitectos)

An architect with a master's degree in Bioclimatic Architecture, Interior Design, Business Administration and one of the first LEED-accredited professionals in El Salvador.

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Evelyn Gaiser (KAS)

Evelyn Gaiser has been the director of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Costa Rica since January 2020.

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Dulcehé Jiménez Espinoza (Municipalidad de Belén)

A Biologist with a master's degree in environmental management and ecotourism, and with additional studies in urban city management

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Javier Valencia Andraca (IMCISS)

A civil engineer who graduated from Universidad Iberoamericana, who from 1974 to 1994 dedicated to construction field

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Paquita González (CCSS)

Graduated as an Architect in UACA University (1993) and a Master in Infrastructure Planning at the University of Stuttgart, Germany (1997-1999).

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Laura Carmiol Torres (Municipalidad de Santa Ana)

She has stood out in her professional career, working on alternative conflict resolution issues for the Costa Rican government

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Catalina Molina Bustamante (5C)

Current President of the Costa Rican Citizen Advisory Council on Climate Change (5C). She’s a biologist graduated from the University of Costa Rica (UCR) and a professional in the Tourism sector

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Shannon Hilsey Choy (WRI)

Shannon holds a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities from Cornell University College of Arts & Sciences and a Master of Arts from the American University School of International Service

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Miguel Rojas (Signify)

He has 6 years of experience in Signify, as "Business Development Manager" in the area of LED Electronics for Latin America

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Adriana Zacarias Farah (UNEP)

Adriana Zacarias Farah is the Regional Coordinator of Resource Efficiency sub-programme at the United Nations Environment Programme

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Alicia Silva Villanueva

Alicia Silva is Founder and Director of Revitaliza Consultores®, one of the companies with the most experience in certifications and sustainable consulting for high-performance buildings in Latin America, with offices in Mexico City

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Carolina Martínez Gallegos

Carolina is an Architect graduated from the Technological and Higher Studies Institute of Monterrey (ITESM) and she completed a Master in Sustainable Design at Jefferson University in Philadelphia, United States.

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Peter S. Raab

Peter S. Raab is an architect and an assistant professor of architecture whose research and creative objectives focus on the integration of varied sustainable strategies, both passive and active, cultural and technological, materials assemblies and fabrication techniques...

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Marcelo Valansi

Marcelo Valansi is an innovative entrepreneur who is dedicated to the design, development and implementation of self-sustaining regenerative projects and communities.

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