Carlos Castañeda is Operations Director of the World Resources Institute for Mexico and Colombia.

Carlos has held various positions in the insurance, services and marketing sectors, particularly within the financial, planning, control, as well as general administration and compliance areas. He has a history of more than 20 years adding to his experience, and among other functions, he has developed tasks and responsibility particularly in comptroller at a regional level for countries within Latin America such as Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Venezuela, and Argentina, among others, with corporate reports in the United States and Europe. He has participated in the implementation and development of strategies at a global level such as the start-up of shared services offices and financial centers at a regional level. Currently, Carlos leads the implementation of operations processes.

He studied finance from Unitec and has a postgraduate degree in corporate finance and a master's degree in administration, as well as some postgraduate studies in six sigma, accounting and finance.