Senior Government Advisory Consultant
Carla is an experienced project manager and scientist with 15 years of experience in natural resource management in government, private and non-profit sectors. She supports decision-makers and their stakeholders to solve practical problems through strategic and operational advice, facilitation and community engagement, grant support, and research and analysis.
Her particular interest is in the future of coastal and marine environments, with a particular focus on community adaptation and transformation. She has led the design and implementation of a range of monitoring, evaluation and learning, and funding programs related to threatened species, forests, soils, coastal catchments and disaster relief.
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Creative problem solving
Policy review and program evaluation
Coastal and marine management solutions
Project management and coordination
Governance and strategy
Research and analysis
Bachelor of Industrial Engineering, Bogota - Colombia 2004
PhD, Marine Social Science University of Technology Sydney Sydney, NSW 2016-2023
MSc (Research), Marine Science University of Technology Sydney Sydney, NSW 2010-2014
BSc, Biology (With Distinction) Trinity Western University Langley, Canada 1994-1998
Exemplar Global Lead Environmental Auditor 2022 (No. 115421)