Natalia is a Manager in WRI’s Sustainable Finance Center. Her work focuses on the role of climate finance towards climate action. In this role, she provides strategic support to projects focused on climate finance and related instruments to increase and access financial flows from public, private, and international sources. She also undertakes research on the status of climate finance and solutions for improving access to and deployment of such finance.

Prior to joining WRI, Natalia led the environmental affairs at the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) in Peru, where she oversaw the development and assessment of public policies and projects related to climate change and environment. Natalia’s experience also includes participation as a member of the Peruvian delegation for the UNFCCC negotiations and the implementation of MEF´s functions as the National Designated Authority to the Green Climate Fund.

Natalia holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Law and Policy from Stanford University and a Bachelor´s degree in Law from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.

Natalia is based in San Francisco, where she enjoys cooking, outdoor activities, and crafts.