Stefanny Díaz Rodriguez

Environmental Engineer M Sc. Urban and Regional Planning Dortmund University -Germany and Ardhi University- Tanzania.

Experience in climate change adaptation and its linkages with risk reduction, mitigation strategies, and sustainable regional planning. Experience and research approach around vertical and horizontal integration of policies to foster climate action among secondary cities and climate change governance. Stefanny has worked with regional, national organizations in Colombia and has performed as an International consultant in resilience. She is the author of Mira's delta adaptation initiatives in the Report "Living with water: climate adaptation in the world's deltas," 2021 published by the Global Center on Adaptation -GCA.

Cesar Garay Bohórquez

Agricultural Engineer, MSc. Soils & Water Wageningen University and Research Centrum, The Netherlands. He is an expert in managing water and soils. His experience covers hydraulic, hydrological, and hydro-economic modeling, technical and scientific project management. It also includes designing nature-based solutions for flood control and soil erosion, planning climate change adaptation and mitigation measures, remote sensor data processing, and geographic information systems.

J. Byron Urrego M

He is a Forest Engineer from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia and has a M.Sc. on Silviculture and Forest Productivity from North Carolina State University. For over 30 years, Byron has worked on tropical and subtropical pine trees breeding, eucalyptus clonal and breeding programs, commercial plantations silviculture, tree nutrition and forest productivity.

During that time Byron has served on technical committees and advisory boards at the Forest Productivity Cooperative and the Central America and Mexico Coniferous Resources Cooperative (CAMCORE) both based at the College of Natural Resources of North Carolina State University, representing the Forestry Research Department of Smurfit Kappa Colombia.