Elizabeth Valenzuela

Technical Director of Fondo Acción, since January 2019. Elizabeth is Biologist and has a Master’s degree in Environment and Development from the National University of Colombia. Elizabeth has worked for more than 17 years in the formulation and monitoring of environmental public policies, programs and projects, with governmental entities and stakeholders engagements, especially on climate change, strategic ecosystems, watershed and protected areas.

In 2013, she began her journey in Fondo Acción as environmental coordinator and later as coordinator of the climate change area. Roles from which he strengthened different areas of work and proposed art and new narratives as mechanisms to address the impacts and raise awareness about climate change.

In her new path, as Technical Director, Elizabeth seeks to lead initiatives for the construction of territorial peace based on the learning of Fondo Acción and the national and local communities’ bets.