Patricia holds a M.Sc. in Ecological Economics, Territories and Environmental Management from Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain and a B.A. in Economics from Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia. Has over 25 years of experience working with public institutions, NGOs and multilateral agencies in environment and sustainability projects and plans. She has also supported processes to formulate, evaluate and implement public policies on biodiversity conservation, climate change, environmental offsets and rural development. Patricia is an expert in forming public-private coalitions and in implementing policies, programs, and projects.