Marcela Jaramillo is a Senior Associate at E3G, where she focuses on sustainable finance issues; particularly linking real economy options to decarbonize with the role of international financial institutions and finance ministers to support delivery of such climate and development objectives.
She has published and delivered extensive work with countries, particularly in Latin-America, on decarbonization planning and strategic approaches to finance transitions towards net zero development pathways. She has also actively worked on the role of multilateral, bilateral and regional institutions in the deployment of public funding sources to effectively mobilize investments to achieve the Paris Agreement.
Between 2017 and 2021 she worked at the Interamerican Development Bank, where she champion efforts to support the implementation of the Paris Agreement. She develop an institutional framework to consolidate NDC INVEST, the MDB largest programme to support countries with the implementation of the Paris Agreement, and worked close with governments in the design of long-term decarbonization strategies and approaches to align public finances to climate goals, including through fiscal policy, public budgeting and public investment planning.
Before, she was a senior policy advisor at E3G, working in the International Climate Finance and Climate Diplomacy programmes. She focused on the role of climate finance in driving transformational change at the national and international level.
Marcela is also co-chair of the Low Emissions Development Strategies (LEDS) Platform for Latin America and the Caribbean, and advisor to the Latin American Climate Finance Group (GFLAC).
In the past, Marcela worked in the energy sector leading research, design, and implementation of renewable energy systems. Marcela has a BSc in Mechanical Engineering and a MSc with distinction in Sustainable Energy Technologies.