Before joining the GEF, Jaime worked as the Senior Program Manager in the Andes & Amazon Initiative at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. Prior to this, he worked as Ecoregional Coordinator for the Southwest Amazon program at the World Wildlife Fund. Jaime has dedicated 10 years of his professional career as a Professor and researcher at the University of the Andes in Bogota, where he had received his Biology degree. He carried out research in topics ranging from the ecology and conservation of single species to studies on the structure and functioning of tropical ecosystems. Jaime holds a Ph.D. in Biology from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Area of Expertise:
Africa regional team, Latin America regional team, biodiversity, biosafety, ABS, IWT Program Lead
GEF Secretariat - Programs Unit
Sr. Biodiversity Specialist