Carmen supports seecon in its work in water governance and capacity development internationally, with a particular focus in Latin America.
Carmen holds a PhD in Life Science from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and a MSc in Biology from the University of Oviedo, Spain. She is an independent consultant and works with several INGOs as a researcher, trainer and facilitator. She is specialised in designing and implementing participatory approaches to enhance capacity building and strategy development in international environmental and development projects, with a particular focus on the water sector.
Some of the organizations she has worked for include: Oxfam GB, the Water Integrity Network (WIN), GIZ, SDC, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Water.org, Caritas Switzerland, Helvetas, the UNDP Water Governance Facility at SIWI and KEWASNET. Since 2014, Carmen works as an associated consultant for seecon in the development and implementation of training approaches related to strategy development, empowerment of local actors and integrity management in the field of resource management.
Carmen works in English, Spanish and French. She also speaks fluent Italian and basic German.