Carlos has more than 15 years of experience on climate change, environment, agriculture, and sustainability. His experience includes seven years at the Climate Change Division of the Inter-American Development Bank where he led the design, implementation and management of climate change adaptation and mitigation projects and technical assistance. More recently, he has worked climate finance and project development for the Green Climate Fund (GCF), the Global Environment Fund (GEF), the Adaptation Fund, the NAMA Facility, and the International Climate Initiative (IKI), for international organizations and Governments, including Multilateral Development Banks (World Bank, IADB, CAF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the World Food Programme (WFP), and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
Carlos holds a PhD in Applied Economics from Purdue University. He has worked in project development and technical assistance in close to 40 countries in Latin America, Africa, the North Africa and the Middle East, and Asia and the Pacific.