Juan Pablo Castro
Juan Pablo Castro is Senior Manager Latin America at Climate Focus and runs the Climate Focus office in Colombia. His role is to promote low carbon development strategies in Latin America and the Caribbean.
He has a wealth of experience in greenhouse gas emission reduction projects, programs and policies, and carbon asset management. He provides risk assessments for public and private sector entities and financial institutions.Juan Pablo has significant cross-sectoral experience in Latin America and the Caribbean and has worked on a number of initiatives in renewable energy, energy efficiency, fuel switch, waste management, REDD+, agriculture, and environmental awareness and communication through the arts. He is pragmatic with a keen sense for the organizational and operational complexity of climate change mitigation and adaptation initiatives. He is a naturalist who likes walking, hiking and listening to music.
Juan Pablo holds degrees from Universidad de los Andes (BSc in political science) and John Hopkins University (MSc in environmental science and policy). He acquired his MSc in international public management and policy from the Erasmus University Rotterdam.