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Victor Giraldo

Director of Forestry and Land Use Projects, South Pole Group

Victor is the Director of Forestry and Land Use projects in South Pole Group. He graduated from the National University of Colombia as a Forest Engineer. He has a Master in Forest and Environmental Conservation, and a candidate for a Master in Applied Economics from Eafit University in Colombia. With more than ten years of experience, He has been leading an interdisciplinary team around the world to develop Forestry, land use, Payment for Environmental Services, Renewal Energy and Avoided Deforestation projects. He’s had the opportunity to certify, coordinate and implement projects under voluntary and compliance carbon markets around the world related to REDD+, Ecosystems restoration, reforestation and cookstoves . He is passionate for the Environmental economic methods and Lately, He’s been working with the development of strategies and politics related to REDD+ mechanism, Adaptation and Ecosystems Restoration, Low Carbon Strategies, the implementation of Payment for Environmental Services and the integration between Public and Private sector to implement Green Finance Funds at regional and landscape level.