A graduate from Cambridge (UK), with a Masters in Environment and Development, and BSc on Political Science, from ITAM (Mexico). Adriana is an international expert on sustainable development, resource efficiency and sustainable consumption and production. She joined United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in 2003. Adriana is currently the Head and Global Coordinator of UNEP´s initiative “Global Opportunities for Sustainable Development Goals (GO4SDGs). She supports policies, strategies and initiatives related to green economy, circular economy, innovation for SMES and sustainable lifestyles, among other themes. GO4SDGs accelerates regional solutions for inclusive green economies and circularity and works in 3 areas: policy coherence, SME innovation and Youth Empowerment.
Before joining UNEP, Adriana worked at the OECD. Adriana has experience in environment policy development and negotiations at both national and international levels. She worked as policy adviser at the Mexican Low Chamber, and as Project Coordinator at the Mexican Ministry of Environment. Adriana has extensive experience with NGO, with an emphasis on youth and environment.