Angelica is a Research Associate at SEI Latin America. Her work focuses on supporting the center’s research on projects related to Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) and developing and transferring robust decision-making tools as part of participatory modeling processes.
Her eight years of experience lie in the analysis and modeling of water systems that incorporate social, economic and environmental dimensions, and climate change mitigating and adaptive strategies.
She worked as a consultant for the SEI US center on projects in Afghanistan, Cambodia, Colombia, Panama, and Peru developing integrated water models WEAP. The models included non-climate and climate change scenarios. Before working as a consultant for SEI, she worked for an Environmental Authority in Colombia supporting water resources management and planning.
She is highly interested in climate change, policy design and evaluation, participatory water modeling processes, and especially in understanding climate impacts on water sources to face current environmental challenges and achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
Angelica received her MSc in Civil Engineering Systems with emphasis on Hydraulics, Energy, and Environment in 2012 from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain and her BA in Civil Engineering in 2010 from the National University of Colombia.