Laura Abram Alberdi
Evaluation of environmental and social performance of public and private climate change projects in Latin America.Master in Advanced Urban Studies.
Laura Abram Alberdi is an environmental specialist with more than 12 years of experience working in climate change projects and assessing environmental and social performance of private and public projects in Latin America. Her experience in a global environmental consulting firm provided her with expertise in identifying environmental and social risks and definition of mitigation measures, mostly focused on the industry sector, and gave her the opportunity to assess on sustainability standards of CDM projects.
Six years in the public sector, notably in a national entity accredited to the GCF, provided her with the experience of supervising E&S safeguards implementation in rural development and infrastructure projects and in adaptation to climate change projects. Funding bodies include the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, IFAD, CAF, FONPLATA, the Adaptation Fund and the Green Climate Fund. As a consultant, she has among others supported CABEI and CAF in the formulation of approved funding proposals for the GCF and the AF, which included the preparation of their respective E&S frameworks.
Laura holds a Master in Advanced Urban Studies, a University Diploma in Management of Rural Developments and has completed additional trainings in energy efficiency and catastrophe treatment in Latin American areas, among others.