Sebastian is a Climate Finance and Land Use Consultant, mainly working on promoting sustainable finance mechanisms for climate change projects in the land use sector.
Prior to joining Climate Focus, he worked as Climate Finance Coordinator at the National Planning Department of Colombia. There, he was the lead author of the Colombian Climate Finance Strategy. Sebastian was awarded with the International Climate Protection Fellowship to analyse the nexus between climate change and the peace building process in Colombia.
He holds an M.Sc. in Environmental Management and Policy from Lund University in Sweden and a B.Sc. in Business Administration from the National University in Colombia.
In his free time, Sebastian likes to go mountain biking.