|Title:||Director, Latin America & Caribbean|
|Languages spoken:||Spanish, English|
As REDD+ Market Development Manager, Angelo supports market access for REDD+ projects in Colombia and Peru. In this role, he assists national and subnational governments, as well project developers in Colombia and Peru in resolving technical issues, especially those related to nested projects within jurisdictional REDD+ programs. He also closely collaborates with relevant international initiatives and entities that support REDD+ programs (e.g., World Bank/FCPF, UN-REDD, Green Climate Fund) to provide inputs that make the nesting of REDD+ projects a viable solution for them that can be internationally recognized.
Before joining Verra, Angelo worked at the National Forest Corporation (CONAF) of Chile, promoting sustainable forest management efforts. Prior to that, he was the Head of the Climate Change and Environmental Services Unit (UCCSA) and in that capacity also assumed the role of Chile’s National Focal Point for REDD+ within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). He was also the National Focal Point for the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), and the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF).