At Transforma, we promote climate action and ecological transitions.
We highlight socio-economic, environmental, and climate action problems and initiatives. We have a multidisciplinary and multidimensional approach where we mix expertise and passion with the conviction of generating changes in the way we inhabit our planet.
In 2017, Andrea Guerrero, Isabel Cavelier, and Maria Laura Rojas created an organization in which they could work on projects about the subjects they feel passionate about and in which they had experience, besides supporting ideas of other professionals from different fields.
This is how Transforma came to be, an organization dedicated, through a multidisciplinary approach, to approach the complexity of the climate crisis in Colombia and the region.
Responderemos a su inquietud a la brevedad. Puede escribirnos directamente usando el formulario, recibimos y leemos todos los correos que nos llegan.
We will answer your questions or requests as soon as possible. You can write to us filling this form. We also read and answer all the emails we get.
operating as a Non-Profit Organization with Tax ID No. 901057447-2 and with its main address in the city of Bogotá D.C. (Colombia) declares:
That, in compliance with Statutory Law 1581 of 2012, which establishes the General Data Protection Regime in Colombia and Regulatory Decree 1377 of 2013, as well as the best international practices in this matter, is responsible for the treatment (collection, storage, use, circulation or deletion) of personal data in development of its purpose focused on promoting Colombian exports, foreign direct investment, international tourism and the country brand.
The owners of personal data have the right to know, update, rectify or delete, before those responsible for its treatment, the information collected in the databases or files, in the terms established in the current regulations and in the Personal Data Processing Policy, which may be reviewed at any time at the following link: Personal Data Processing Policy
The purposes of processing personal data currently held by Transforma are the following:
In compliance with Statutory Law 1581 of 2012, which establishes the General Data Protection Regime in Colombia, as well as the best international practices in this matter, it is responsible for the processing of your personal data.
1). Rights as the owner of the information:
2). Transforma Information:
3). Channels through which you can exercise rights:
The Holder may use the Transforma’s correspondence system, by email to the address: firstname.lastname@example.org
4). Responsible area of complaints, claims, congratulations and suggestions management:
The monitoring and control of the care of these cases is the responsibility of the Executive Director of Transforma through the channels indicated in number 3) of this communication.
5). Procedures for knowledge, update, deletion, revocation and rectification:
The owner may request through the contact channels named above, the update, deletion, revocation and rectification of the information and / or make inquiries or claims related to their information. Transforma will validate the identification, analyze, classify and issue the response to the request in the times established by law, and will be sent through the means by which the request is received or by the means that the owner specifies in his communication. The deletion of personal data and / or revocation of authorization for information processing will not proceed when the owner has a legal or contractual duty to remain in the Transforma databases.
These requirements will be processed when they meet the following criteria:
If the request is incomplete in terms of its requirements, the applicant will be required to correct its omissions within five (5) days after receiving the request. After two (2) months from the date the applicant was required to correct his request without obtaining the required information, it will be understood that he has withdrawn the claim.
The maximum term to attend the request will be fifteen (15) business days from the day following the receiving date.
If it is not possible to respond to any requirement due to its complexity, the applicant will be informed of the reason why it is not possible to respond within the term set by current regulations. When notification of the impossibility of responding within the initially indicated term is notified, the applicant must be informed of the date on which the request will be answered, which in no case may exceed eight (8) business days following the expiration of the first term.
6). Transforma’s policies regarding the processing of personal data:
PROFESSIONAL IN FINANCE AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Social Communicator and Journalist
Social Communicator and Journalist, specialist in organizational communication with a master’s degree in Human Development. She has experience in the creation of communication strategies and content management in non-governmental and educational organizations. She is passionate about audio storytelling production. She is interested in highlighting sustainable solutions to socio-environmental issues that inspire transformations.
PROFESSIONAL IN ECOLOGY
Holds a degree in Ecology and a master’s in Environment. She has experience in the management of multi-actor environmental and sustainability projects. She is passionate about biodiversity and nature-based solutions. She is interested in environmental work because she is firmly convinced that is the only path towards sustainability.
Biologist with experience in the formulation and implementation of projects, plans, policies, and climate change adaptation programs, climate risks management, and biodiversity conservation. He is passionate about the magic of the Pacific and he works to add efforts and collectively face the environmental deterioration that humans have generated.
Environmental Engineer with an MSc. degree in Project Management for Environmental and Energy Engineering. She has experience working with private and public stakeholders on issues related to climate change and environmental and energy sustainability strategies. She loves nature and sharing experiences. Throughout her work, she has been looking to convey different interests to achieve the goal of sustainable development.
Civil Engineer with a master’s degree in Environmental Management. She has experience coordinating and managing projects related to infrastructure and rural development. She strongly believes in the systematic vision of sustainability, thus she is interested in contributing from the environmental dimension.
Licenciada en Relaciones Internacionales
Licenciada en relaciones internacionales de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México y maestra en medio ambiente y desarrollo del London School of Economics and Political Science. Tiene más de 15 años de experiencia en temas de política climática en México, América Latina, y a nivel internacional desde el régimen de Naciones Unidas.
Lawyer graduated from the Universidad de los Andes, with experience in the support and coordination of intellectual property processes, commercial and administrative law, and disputes in government entities, due diligence, and compliance processes. He has provided legal support to non-profit organizations and partook in the UN volunteers program.
Lawyer graduated from the Universidad de los Andes, finalizing a master’s degree in Environmental Change and Management and starting another in Public Policy, both from Oxford University. She has experience in climate change, forests, environmental government, and multilateral negotiations.
Lawyer and specialist in financial legislation, master’s degree in Banking Regulation from Boston University, with experience in structuring finance and capital markets operations. He is interested in environmental affairs from the perspective of financial institutions, and in structuring of financial and stock market products because they channel the resources to protect and recover the environment.
Industrial engineer and economist graduated from the Universidad de los Andes, with a specialization in impact investment – Said Business School, Oxford University, United Kingdom. Specialist in green bonds and candidate to receive the ASG investment certificate granted by the CFA Institute. A fervent admirer of the environment, nature, and its conservation. She has the purpose and commitment to developing climate finance innovative solutions that contribute to the carbon-neutral economy development.
Ph.D. in energy transition
Ph.D. in Engineering. She has experience in mathematical modeling applied to energy transitions and sustainability. She is passionate about working on sustainable development from a systematic perspective. She is interested in working on environmental issues given the need of guaranteeing an inhabitable planet for future generations.
Sociologist and student of a master’s degree in Applied Economics. She has experience in data analysis and local development. She is passionate about political action and community-based environmental resource management. Her work aims to put the environment in the center of an equitable and environmentally sustainable model that provides welfare.
with experience in sustainable finance and climate change. He is dedicated to working on these topics because he considers that the financial sector has an essential role in the achievement of global climate goals. He is passionate about traveling, climbing, and surfing.
with studies in development graduated from the Universidad de los Andes. She has 3 years of experience as a consultant for financial sector companies and public entities to include risks and opportunities of climate change into the investment and risk management decisions and into the climate finance national policy.
with a postgraduate degree in International Business and an ongoing master’s degree in Sustainable Development Projects. She has experience in the financial sector and climate finance. She is passionate about nature and considers that her work is the way to support the conservation and balance of natural resources.
with experience in budget and financial management of different international cooperation projects. She is passionate about team work towards achieving common objectives and is interested in environmental work because she considers that is a way to contribute to solving different issues.
Social Communicator and Journalist with a master’s degree in Sustainable Development and Environmental Management. She has experience with news coverage of socio-environmental conflicts and communications management of non-governmental organizations. She believes in the power of sharing knowledge and experiences, as well as the force of great storytelling.
Administrative Directors CCADI
Holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a master’s degree in international relations and development of the Sorbonne Nouvelle University. Postgraduate degree in international public administration of the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA). He has experience as a consultant, researcher, and lecturer in subjects related to international issues, climate change, sustainable development, peace construction, justice, and security.
Economist and Master in Economic Development
Economist with a master’s degree in Economic Development. She has experience in climate change, the financial sector, and quantitative public policy research. She is passionate about traveling, debating, and reading feminist novels. She works in climate finance because she considers that it is an important means to transition to a more sustainable and equitable society.
experience in renewable energy and O&G. He is passionate about sustainable development and renewable energies. He works in environmental affairs because he thinks that we are on time to influence humankind to be capable of facing climate change.
PROFESSIONAL IN GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Economist and holds a bachelor’s degree in Government and Public Affairs. He has experience in environmental justice, agriculture, deforestation, energetic transition, among others. He is passionate about looking for solutions to promote more sustainable and climatically intelligent agro-food systems.
Environmental and Chemical Engineer
He has experience in climate change and project financing. He is passionate about reading and swimming. He is interested in working on environmental issues so he can build and foster sustainable and climate-resilient development in his home country, Colombia.
She has experience as a project management consultant in climate change projects, the mining and energy sector, and relationship management. She is passionate about working with the community and learning from it by volunteering in social and environmental projects. She is interested in working in the environmental sector because she sees it as a community-based growth opportunity to achieve sustainability in Colombia.
Holds a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and masters in Philosophy and Public Policy (LSE). Cofounder of C230 Consultores Colombia, a design and public policy evaluation firm. She was the executive director of Crea Comunidades de Emprendedores Sociales in Mexico, a platform that encourages entrepreneurship and fosters women’s employment in vulnerable zones. Nowadays she is an associate at Unbounded Associates in Washington, DC.
graduated from Lehigh University in Pennsylvania with a master’s degree in Digital Arts from the Pratt Institute of New York. He is the director and founder of OpEPA, an organization that focuses on reconnecting people with the Earth to accelerate the transition to sustainable and regenerative cultures.
President of the Board of Directors.
Lawyer graduated from the Universidad del Rosario, and holds a certificate of Political Studies from Science Po (Paris) and a master’s degree (LLM) in Public International Law from the London School of Economics. She was part of the Colombian delegations in multilateral negotiations on climate change, biodiversity, waste, mercury, and chemical substances. She is a lecturer of environmental international law at the Universidad de Los Andes, Universidad del Rosario, Universidad Externado, Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano and the Instituto FLACSO (Argentina)
Writer, Lawyer, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Languages
and Socio-Cultural Studies.
She has worked in academia, in the public and private sectors, and civil society organizations in issues related to human rights, discrimination, gender equality, sustainable development, climate change, climate finance, and ecological transitions. She is an explorer, traveler, and storyteller. She enjoys foraging and sowing. She co-founded Transforma.
Economist and Political Scientist
graduated from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, with a Masters in Public Management and International Development from Harvard University. Specialist in design and evaluation of environmental and competitiveness public policies. She has worked in the public and private sectors in Mexico and Colombia. Nowadays she is an independent consultant.
INTERNATIONAL STRATEGY AND DIPLOMACY
Holds a bachelor’s degree in Forest Science from the University of Florida and a master’s degree in Biology. She has worked in the Colombian Ministry of the Environment as climate change director and then as director of economical, social, and environmental issues at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 2015 she led the Colombian technical delegation that negotiated the Paris Agreement. Nowadays, she is part of the climate change team of the Office of the United Nations Secretary-General. She co-founded Transforma.
graduated from The University of North Carolina. MSc. in Environmental Policy, Regulation, and Planning from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She has worked as an advisor for the Ministry of the Environment of Chile and as deputy secretary for border and intergovernmental relations at the California Environmental Protection Agency.
Social Communicator and Translator
She has experience in publishing projects, journalism, and teaching. She is passionate about working in social organizations and children’s literature. She is interested in working on environmental issues because she is convinced of the relevance that her generation has to impact the planet in a positive way.
Lawyer and master’s degree in environment
Lawyer and MSc. in Environment, expert in environmental policy, climate change and biodiversity conservation. She is passionate about the interdisciplinarity of the challenges of energy transitions and she works for them to be done fairly. This has shaped both her professional training and experiences in climate and energy policy.
Professional in environmental sciences and master’s degree in biology
Holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences with a master’s degree in biology. She has experience in scientific research and environmental consulting. She is passionate about learning about nature to understand and conserve it. She is interested in working on environmental issues because she recognizes the importance of developing sustainable social systems that use and preserve nature.
PROFESSIONAL IN TOURISM AND HOTEL MANAGEMENT
Holds a degree in Tourism and Hotel Management, and a graduate degree in Public Relations and Protocol & Etiquette. She has experience in public and private entities. An admirer and keeper of the environment, she is passionate about all fields of human life transformation.
Environmental Engineer, specialist in Water and Environmental Sanitation, and holds a dual master’s degree in Natural Resource Management with a minor in Latin America. She has worked on GHG mitigation issues at the Latin American Development bank (CAF), and at the ministry of the Environment.
Professional in international relations
Holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations, and a master’s degree in Public Administration and Project management. She has experience in operations and project management focused on youth empowerment and human rights She is passionate about gastronomy and painting with watercolor. She is interested in working on environmental issues because she considers it is essential to inspire transformation.
Economist from the Universidad del Rosario. She has experience in the public sector on issues of social conflict, royalties, and public policy. She is passionate about long walks and mountains. Because she has a powerful connection with nature, she is interested in working on environmental issues to contribute to its conservation.
Environmental Engineer, master’s degree in Business Administration and Engineering, combined experience in environmental consulting, strategic diagnosis of the environment, and risks for sustainable growth. She works in climate finance because she wants to harness the unique opportunity that the private sector has to combat the climate crisis.
Biologist from the Universidad Javeriana, master’s degree in Environmental Sciences with a minor in environmental policy from Wageningen University. She has worked in the public sector in institutions such as the National Parks Unit, the national Planning Department and the Ministry of the Environment. In the latter, she was director of climate change and risk management.
Lawyer with a master’s degree in Environment and Sustainable Development. She has experience in climate change, gender, international negotiations, and diplomacy. She is passionate about dancing, diving, animals, and feminist political ecology. She is interested in working on environmental issues because it allows to articulate the complexity of development and showcases our interdependence.
Biologist with a master’s degree in Natural Resource Law
She has more than 13 years of professional experience in the cycle of environmental public policy and the creation of sustainable development opportunities in various productive sectors, as well as experience in intervention evaluation issues, international SDG agendas, the Paris Agreement, and the Biodiversity Framework, among others.
Holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Universidad de los Andes, with experience in political analysis, communication, and advocacy in environmental governance and climate change-related topics. He is passionate about understanding of the political dimensions that underlie environmental challenges, as bridges and political strategies can be built from them.