Andrés Felipe Sánchez Peña 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 He holds a Master’s degree on Environmental Sciences and Policy from the Johns Hopkins University.
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: project coordination, the formulation of new project proposal on integrated superficial and groundwater management in the Americas; and to support efforts under the initiatives that promotes the work with youth for sustainable development in the region.
Within his interests and experience are environmental and economic management, energy production, climate change, social development, policy analysis and the development of multidisciplinary frameworks towards environmental management.