Paula Caballero

Managing Director, Climate and Water
Rare

Paula Caballero serves as Rare’s Managing Director for Climate and Water. Caballero is recognized globally for her role in spearheading and shaping the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. She has been a widely recognized player in helping to shape the international climate change regime. Caballero leads Rare’s emerging global portfolio on climate change, with a special emphasis on networking and scaling community-led solutions for adaptation and mitigation in Colombia, Brazil, China, Indonesia, Mozambique, the Philippines and Small Island Developing States across Micronesia.
Prior to joining Rare, Caballero worked on a broad range of sustainable development issues with the United Nations Development Program, the Colombian government, multi-lateral banks, NGOs, other civil society organizations, and the private sector. Most recently, Caballero served as Global Director of the World Resource Institute’s (WRI) Climate Program. Prior to WRI, and prior to that she served as Senior Director of the World Bank’s Global Practice for Environment and Natural Resources.