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Latin America and the Caribbean

The Lab’s Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) regional program seeks solutions to challenging investment barriers to climate projects in emerging economies in the region.


Latin America and the Caribbean Members

Latin America and the Caribbean Panel Members

CAF – Development Bank of Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Federico Vignati
    Principal Executive, Regional Biodiversity Program Coordinator
  • Fernando Cubillos
    Manager, New Business Department
  • Marcelo dos Santos
    Senior Executive - Financing and Investment in Financial Sectors Department at Private Sector VP

Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator

  • Cheryl Senhouse
    Finance Innovation Director

Credicorp Capital

  • Rosmary Lozano
    VP Sustainable Investment

CrossBoundary LLC

  • Jonathan Duarte
    Managing Director, Head of Latin America & the Caribbean Advisory
  • Marília Martins
    Managing Director, Climate & Nature

Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank (FMO)

  • Thelma Brenes
    Impact Manager

Finance in Motion

  • Diego Stapff
    Fund director LAGreen
  • Matías Gallardo
    Senior Sustainable Finance Officer for LAGreen

Fondo de Fondos

  • Ana Laura Fernández
    Deputy Director of Impact Investing

German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ)

  • Andrea Rodriguez Osuna
    Climate Finance advisor EUROCLIMA+
  • Claudia Cordero Lorenzetti
    Regional Advisor EUROCLIMA+

Grupo SURA

  • Lina Uribe
    Sustainability Director

IDB Invest

  • Matthieu Pegon
    Director - Head of Blended Finance

Inter-American Development Bank

  • Tatiana Alves
    Sector Lead for Green Finance

International Finance Corporation

  • Marcela Ponce
    Climate Finance Lead for Latam

Pollination Group

  • Ricardo Nogueira
    Climate Finance Expert


  • Carolina Landin
    LAC Regional Panel Sustainability and Social Responsibility Advisor
  • Maria Isabel Roman
    SME and Retail Vice President
  • Sergio Davalos
    Product and Sustainability Coordinator for SME banking

Sail Ventures

  • Marthe Tollenaar
    Associate Director ESG


  • Daniel Gracian
    Director of Sustainable Finance LATAM

Seguros Sura

  • David Ochoa
    Director, Environmental Solutions

US Department of State

  • Jennifer Grosman
    Office of Global Change - Project Manager, Budget and Planning
  • Pallavi Sherikar
    Climate Adaptation Negotiator and Policy Specialist, Office of Global Change

US International Development Finance Corporation

  • Ella DeBlois
    Regional Managing Director, Latin America and the Caribbean

UK Department for Energy Security and Net Zero

  • Dan Grishin
    Climate Finance Programme Manager
  • Evelyn Amaro
    LATAM Regional Energy Climate & Environment Coordinator
  • Robin Guy
    Senior Programme Manager and Policy Advisor

News and Events

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DFC approves USD 4 million investment for Regenera Ventures Fund

Regenera Ventures I targets investments in 12 to 15 companies across various sectors....

América Latina y el Caribe: Una región clave para la acción climática se queda atrás en financiamiento

Los flujos de financiamiento climático de ALC representaron solo el 4% del financiamiento climático....

Latin America and the Caribbean: A key region for climate action lags on finance

A breakdown of how the LAC region can be a major source of solutions to address climate change....

El Lab selecciona dos ideas que abordan los principales obstáculos para la financiación climática en América Latina

Las soluciones abordan la mitigación y la adaptación climática en América Latina y el Caribe....

The Lab announces historic 2024 cohort to overcome climate finance barriers across the Global South

New ideas create opportunities in various areas, such as energy, forestry, agriculture and NbS....