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Sandra López is a climate change consultant for the Competitiveness, Technology and Innovation Division (CTI) of the IDB. She is an expert in designing and executing projects, policies and investments that promote decarbonization and climate resilience at the national, subnational, and corporate levels to accelerate climate action through research, development, and innovation. Previously, she worked as a consultant for the Climate Change Division of the IDB. At the World Bank, she supported mainstreaming climate change into the urban agenda, in rapidly urbanizing cities in Africa and South Asia, and contributed to the World Bank's strategy to align its urban operations with the goals of the Paris Agreement. Before joining the IDB, she worked at the Colombian Ministry of Environment, coordinated the Climate Change Mitigation Group and participated in international climate change negotiations. Sandra has a master’s degree in environmental management and policy from Lund University, Sweden; and she is a civil engineer from the Javeriana University, Colombia.