Global Director for Climate Change, World Resources Institute
Prior to joining WRI in 2016, as Global Director for Climate Change, Paula Caballero was Senior Director of the Environment & Natural Resources Global Practice at the World Bank. Prior to that, as Director for Economic, Social & Environmental Affairs in the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, she was a leading negotiator in international fora. She is widely acknowledged as the lead proponent of the Sustainable Development Goals. She was awarded a Zayed International Prize for the Environment in 2014 for her contribution to “environmental action leading to positive change”. Earlier in her career she worked with UNDP, NGOs, academia, and the private sector, so she brings a varied perspective to her current role.