Carolina Urrutia Vásquez directs Parques Cómo Vamos, an alliance between NGOs and academia to evaluate and advocate for Colombia’s National Park System.She is also the Incidence Director at Transforma. She directed Semana Sostenible at Publicaciones Semana for four years and led the environmental unit at Colombia’s National Planning Department between 2010 and 2012. Her past posts include positions at Mexico’s Environment Ministry, Colombia’s Defense Ministry and Colombia’s Green Party. She has consulted on the linkages between the environment and poverty for the World Bank and UNDP, among other organizations. She holds an MA in Political Science from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico and Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School.