Sandra Guzman Luna
Sandra Guzman Luna is Director of the Public Policy Development Area of the Mexican Center of Environmental Law (CEMDA, A.C).
She studied International Relations at the University of Mexico (UNAM) and has two specializations, one on Environmental and Energy Management in the Latin-American Social Science University and other in Environmental Law at UNAM. She has been working on areas such as climate change, energy, sustainable transport, air quality, biofuels, and others. Sandra had been actively participating in several international conferences in representation of Mexican civil society, such as COP14, COP15 and COP16, and others international conference such as the Commission for Environmental Cooperation meetings, and other related with the Montreal Protocol.
Sandra has also been engaged in the elaboration and instrumentation of climate policy in Mexico, and the elaboration of a General Law of Climate Change and in the elaboration of national public policy in Mexico to reduce emissions (energy and transport sector). Sandra is coordinating strategies on climate finance issues in Mexico and is working with CAN-Finance to help in the consolidation of the international financial architecture to deal with climate change in terms of transparency, accountability and sustainability criteria within the climate process. The main goal of the work that she is working towards is the institutionalization of this process in the national level to guarantee real mitigation and adaptation in Mexico.