CELP Summit 2021
Circular Economy Leadership & Partnership Summit 2021
Global Lead for Pollution Management and Circular Economy
Ernesto Sánchez-Triana is the Global Lead for Environmental Health and Pollution Management for the World Bank. He has worked on projects in numerous countries, including Afghanistan, Argentina, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, India, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Mexico, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, and Peru. Before joining the World Bank, he served as Director of Environmental Policy at Colombia’s National Department of Planning and as President of the Board of Directors of the Cundinamarca Environmental Protection Agency. Sanchez-Triana has led the preparation of numerous policy-based programs, investment projects, technical assistance operations, and analytical works. He holds an engineering degree from Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia), and two master’s of science degrees and a PhD from Stanford University.