Carolina Zambrano-BarragánJustice Global Lead at Hivos
Carolina Zambrano-Barragán is Climate Justice Global Lead at Hivos. She has over 12 years of experience promoting climate action, innovation and human rights within the public, philanthropic and civil society sectors. Before joining Hivos, Carolina held leadership positions at the national and local levels in Ecuador, including Vice Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation; Undersecretary of Climate Change, and Director of Environmental Policy of the city of Quito.
Since 2008, Carolina has combined her professional work with academia as a lecturer in the Climate Change and the Environmental Negotiations master’s programs at the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar. She is a biologist and has a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University and a Master of Environmental Management from Yale University.