Andrés Sánchez is a young professional, an Economist with an Academic Option in Business Administration from the Universidad de Los Andes located in Bogotá, Colombia. Also, He has taken graduate studies on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) with United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-WEH); and currently, He is perusing his Master’s degree on Environmental Sciences and Policy at the Johns Hopkins University in Washington DC.
Mr. Sánchez started his professional career in the Department of Sustainable Development (DSD) of the Organization of American States (OAS) in September 2009, joining a working team of the Sustainable Cities, Biodiversity and Sustainable Land Management Section, to give support to the implementation of the Inter-American Biodiversity Information Network Project (IABIN).
Since January 2010, Mr. Sanchez joined the Integrated Water Resources Management Section (IWRM) of the DSD/OAS to work in the Monitoring and Evaluation component of the IWRM’s Global Environmental Facility (GEF) projects portfolio. Among others activities he works are, the formulation of new project proposal on integrated superficial and groundwater management in the Americas; and to be the project coordinator for the Youthful Water Initiative for the Americas
Within his interests and experience are environmental and economic management, climate change, social development, policy analysis and the development of multidisciplinary frameworks towards environmental management.