Our Team

Directorate

  • Lenni Montiel - Regional Director a.i
  • Claudia Bresanovich - Special Assistant
  • Claudia Aguilar - Executive Associate
  • Vladimir Domínguez - Executive Associate 

Planning, Reporting & Oversight Team

 
  • Kenroy Roach - Regional Advisor
  • Lorena Acevedo Narea - Regional Advisor
  • Valentín González - Regional Advisor
  • Ana María Luey - Programme Associate

Strategic & Analysis Team

 
  • Luca Renda - Senior Strategic Advisor 
  • Alejandro Pacheco - Advisor
  • Debora Sequeira - Programme Associate

Partnerships

  • Francesca Nardini - Partnerships Specialist

Communications

  • Carolina Azevedo - Communications Specialist 
  • Vanessa Hidalgo - Consultant  

UNDG LAC

  • Maria Guallar - Regional Coordination Advisor

Compliance Operations

  • Karina Servellon - Operations Advisor
  • Irina Khomyakova - Operations Associate

LAC - Human Resources

  • Margaret Cameron - HR Business Partner
  • Svetlana Joncich - HR Specialist

Environment & Energy

  • Emma Torres - Consultant

Safety & Security

  • César González Espinoza - Regional Security Advisor

Regional Center in Panamá

  • Richard Barathe - Director 
  • Clara Arango – Executive Associate to the Director
  • Itziar Gonzalez – Programme Specialist, Integration and Coordination Support

CO & REGIONAL PROGRAMME SUPPORT

      PROGRAMME SUPPORT

  • Carlos Benítez – Chief

UNDGLAC

  • Samuel Shin - Regional Coordination Officer
  • Luana Barrozo - UNDG LAC Secretariat Support
  • Miriam Naterón - UN Coordination Associate

      COUNTRY OFFICE SUPPORT

  • Paloma Morazo - Country Programme Specialist
  • Carla Zacapa - Country Programme Specialist
  • Ian King - Country Programme Specialist
  • Patricia Bustamante - Programme Associate
  • María Moreau - Programme Associate
  • Marta Ponce - Programme Associate

      DEVELOPMENT IMPACT CONSULTANTS AND PROJECT PERSONNEL

  • Fernando Galindo – Consultant, South-South
  • Wilmer Castañeda - Consultant

      MONITORING & PLANNING SUPPORT

  • Gonzalo Guerra Regional Monitoring Specialist

      COMPLIANCE & OPERATIONS

  • Florencia Alfieri - Planning & Monitoring Analyst
  • Claudia Monzón - Management Specialist

      REGIONAL PROGRAMME SUPPORT

  • Maribel Landau - Regional Programme Advisor
  • Maria Valeria Cabrera - Regional Programme Associate
  • Yahaira Singh - Administrative and Finance Assistant

DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE, CONFLICT PREVENTION AND HIV

  • Gerardo Noto - Head of Cluster
  • Marisol Palma - Programme and Administrative Associate

    RESPONSIVE INSTITUTIONS 

  • Gerardo Noto - Regional Cluster Leader

    INCLUSIVE POLITICAL PROCESSES 

  • Fernanda Lopes – Electoral Cycle Support Programme Specialist 

    RULE OF LAW

  • Daniel Luz  Citizen Security and Justice Regional Advisor
  • Juliet Solomon – Citizen Security in the Caribbean Programme Specialist

CONSULTANTS AND PROJECT PERSONNEL

  • Marcela Smutt Team Leader - INFOSEGURA
  • Juan Pablo Gordillo - Citizen Security Specialist and Project Coordinator - INFOSEGURA (based in El Salvador) 
  • Carla Hanania PREVJUVE - Regional Project Coordinator (El Salvador)
  • Camila Rocha - Administrative Assistant
  • Xenia de León - Administrative Assistant
  • Sandra Vargas - Administrative Assistant INFOSEGURA
  • Lorena Mellado – Citizen Security Programme Analyst

HIV

  • Karin Santi - Programme Specialist HIV, Health, Governanc & Inclusive Development

CONSULTANTS AND PROJECT PERSONNEL

  • Juana Cooke – Law and HIV Specialist
  • Norma García de Paredes - Programme Specialist, HIV, Health, Governance & Inclusive Development

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

  • Matilde Mordt - Sustainable Development Regional Team Leader

    DEVELOPMENT PLANNING

  • Gonzalo Pizarro - Programme Specialist, SDG & MAF 2.0
  • Ivan González - Programme Specialist, Poverty Reduction 
  • Jaime Mira Salama - PEI Programme Specialist

    GEF

  • Lyes Ferroukhi - Regional Technical Adviser - Biodiversity, Ecosystems & Ecosystems Based Adapatation to CC
  • Andrew Bovarnick - Global Head, Green Commodities Programme & Lead Nautral Resource Economist
  • Pascale Bonzom - Global Project Manager - Green Commodities Programme
  • José Vicente Troya - Regional Technical Advisor - Water & Oceans
  • Alexandra Fischer - Regional Technical Advisor - Ecosystems & Biodiversity
  • Santiago Carrizoza - Global Adviser on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing (ABS) / Senior Technical Adviser:  Biodiversity and Ecosystems
  • Alejandro Lago - Global Manager - UNDP-GEF Global Project on ABS (Access to genetic resources and Benefit-Sharing)
  • Ludmila Diniz - Regional Technical Advisor - Energy, Infrastructure, Technology & Transport
  • Gabor Vereczi - Regional Technical Specialist - Climate Change Adaption
  • Montserrat Xilotl - Consultant (Home Based)
  • Jeffrey Lamb - Consultant
  • Ernesto Kraus - Programme Associate
  • Maria Gabriela Pinto - Programme Associate
  • Joana Troyano - Programme Associate
  • Edwin Chipsen - Programme Associate
  • José Rayos - Project Associate
  • Giselle Ríos - Management & Programme Support Analyst
  • Lorena Lee - Administrative/Finance Associate
  • Gisselle Bonini - Administrative Clerk

      MONTREAL PROTOCOL

  • Kasper Koefoed - Portfolio Specialist - Regional Coordinator for LAC MPU/Chemiclas
  • Paloma Somohano - Programme Specialist 
  • Carlos Andrés Hernández - Programme Specialist
  • Anderson Alves - Programme Specialist 
  • Christopher Hawkins - Programme Assistant         

      UNREDD

  • Pierre Yves Guedez - Senior Regional Advisor - UN-REDD Programme
  • Clea Paz – Regional Technical Advisor
  • Marco Chiu - Regional Technical Advisor
  • Bruno Guay - Technical Specialist (Global) - National Financial Arrangements
  • José Arturo Santos - Regional Technical Specialist - Stakeholder Engagement
  • Fernando Pinel - Programme Assistant

      NATURAL CAPITAL & ENVIRONMENT        

  • Gabriel Jaramillo - Programme Specialist in Inclusive Natural Resource Management

CONSULTANTS AND PROJECT PERSONNEL

  • José Chung – Administrative Support Green Commodities
  • Vanessa Briceño – Programme Administrator of the Green Commodities Programme
  • Zuzana Tollrianova - Consultant

CLIMATE CHANGE & DISASTER RISK RESILIENCE

  • Matilde Mordt - Head of Cluster 
  • Noemi La Grotta - Programme/Finance Associate

      DISASTER & CLIMATE RISK

  • Jacinda Fairholm – Programme Specialist, Disaster Risk Caribbean

     CONSULTANTS AND PROJECT PERSONNEL

  • Gianluca Merlo – Consultant
  • Diego León - Consultant 
  • Meylene Chiari – Programme Associate

UNV

  • Javier Muñoz Blanco - UNV Sustainable Development Policy
  • Alejandro Iberico - Project Officer (UNDP-GEF Global ABS Project)
  • Sojin Jung - Climate Change Specialist
  • Seo Jung - UN Youth Volunteer in Communications and Outreach

GENDER

  • Eugenia Piza-Lopez - Head of Cluster
  • Malena Botello - Programme Associate
  • Bárbara Aurricchio – Programme Analyst
  • Guillermina Martín – Gender Policy Specialist

CONSULTANTS AND PROJECT PERSONNEL

  • Diana Gutierrez - Consultant Gender Equality Seal
  • Jessica Suarez - Consultant

BUSINESS SOLUTIONS & OPERATIONS

  • Alfonso  Fernández -  Chief, Business Soluutions & Operations

      RH SERVICES & ADMINISTRATION

  • Sugeiry Arosemena - Administrative Associate - Premises
  • Liliane Arauz - Administrative Associate - Travel
  • Edgar Navas – Driver

      HUMAN RESOURCES

  • Lydabel Cabrera Regional - HR Analyst
  • Bélgica Camero - HR Associate
  • Antonella Calcagno - HR Assitant
  • Noris Casas - HR Assisant
  • Desiree Davidson - HR Administrative Clerk

      PROCUREMENT

  • Johanna De Martinez - Procurement Analyst
  • Alvaro Wong - Procurement Assistant

CONSULTANTS AND PROJECT PERSONNEL

  • Lidia Mckenzie - Consultant

      ICT

  • Fernando Villalobos - ICT Specialist
  • Fernando Navarro - ICT Assistant
  • Kurt De Freitas - ICT Assistant
  • Leydis Tello – Consultant - ICT Assistant

      FINANCE

  • Donerys Ramos - Finance Analyst
  • Belita Siu - Programme Finance Associate
  • Zaida Barrios - Finance Associate
  • Ana del Carmen Ortega - Finance Associate

   SERVICE HUB

  • Ruben Alvarado - ICT - System Engineering
  • Gisela Innis - Procurement Associate 
  • Beatriz Velasco - Procurement Associate
  • Marcela Bernal - Procurement Associate 
  • Carlos Avila - Procurement Technician
  • Jessica Lara - Procurement Technician

PARTNERSHIPS

  • Jonas Bergström - Regional Partnerships Specialist

REGIONAL ASSETS, CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT COMMITTEE (RACP)

  • Sandra Sosa - Chief
  • Carmen de Canales - Associate to the RACP

MANAGEMENT SUPPORT CENTRE (MSC)

  • Ignacio Etcheverry - OIST ERP Help Desk - Finance Analyst
  • Rogelio Alba - Global Application Support - Tier 2
  • Arturo Torres - ERP Help Desk Associate

OIST-GIA (BOM)OIST

  • Jarle Herikstad - Global Information Advisor

SECURITY

  • Jose Torralbo - Sub-Regional Security Specialist for LAC

REGIONAL AUDIT CENTER

  • Guillermo Muñoz - Chief RAC-LAC
  • Gonzalo Gómez - Programme Specialist
  • María Luisa Rivera - Audit Specialist
  • Carolina Valmaggia - Audit Specialist
  • Eva Hoermann - Consultant 
  • Bethzifanny Cabrera - Audit Administrative Associate

UNV

  • Francisco Roquette - Regional Manager
  • Germán Reyes Suárez - Regional Knowledge Management Specialist
  • Seo-Jung Park – UN Youth Volunteer in Communications and Outreach
  • María José Benítez - Regional Peace Specialist
  • Dayra Díaz - Programme Associate

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