Carolina Zambrano Barragan


Carolina Zambrano-Barragán is the Climate Justice Lead in Hivos’ Strategy and Impact department. She has over 12 years of experience promoting climate action, innovation and human rights within the public, philanthropic and civil society sectors. Before joining Hivos, Carolina held leadership positions at the national and local levels in Ecuador, including Vice Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation; Undersecretary of Climate Change, and Director of Environmental Policy of the city of Quito.
She is a biologist and has a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from Harvard University and a Master of Environmental Management from Yale University.