Claudia Martinez is the Director of E3- Ecology, Economics and Ethics as well as FOLU Colombia. She supports programs and actions to foster sustainable development, economies and financial schemes. Claudia is also a member of the independent advisory Panel of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) where she has supported to assess the projects presented to the fund since its inception. She was Director of the Office of Sustainable Development and later Vice President for Social and Environmental Development at the Latin American Development Bank (CAF) managing the portfolio of environmental and social projects as well as small and medium enterprises (SMEs). As Deputy Minister of Environment of Colombia, she coordinated the Environmental system of the country including 33 regional environmental corporations and five research institutions. She worked for the Latin American Bureau of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in New York, managing the portfolio of environmental projects.
Claudia studied Business Administration at Los Andes University in Bogotá and holds Master Degrees in development economics and Environmental Studies from Yale University. She is co-founder of Sistema B, the B Corporation movement in Colombia. She is currently in the board of directors of “Agrosavia” the research institution for agriculture in Colombia, as well as Sistema B Colombia. Claudia has been a member of several boards including CIFOR, CATIE and Green Fund