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Edgar González

Program Director, Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico

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Edgar González Edgar is the director of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) Mexico. © TNC

Areas of Expertise

Development cooperation, sustainable development, nature-based solutions for climate adaptation

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Edgar is the director of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) Mexico. He joined the organization in December 2023. His vast experience in the fields of development cooperation, strategies and international agreements for nature conservation, strategic planning and governance  converge with the work of TNC in the implementation of development programs with communities and other social actors, the promotion of sustainable livelihoods, the promotion of nature-based solutions, the conservation of land use, and the protection of biodiversity as well as the mitigation of and adaptation to climate change.

Edgar has a degree in business administration and a master's degree in public policy, and he has more than 25 years of experience in the negotiation, design, implementation and evaluation of development projects. He has participated in more than 50 high-impact projects, including his outstanding performance at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) for nearly two decades.

Edgar has contributed widely to the implementation of strategies and action plans to conserve and restore ecosystems, prioritizing the well-being of communities and their development options alongside the conservation and sustainable use of natural resources. Under a results-based management approach, he emphasizes the importance of achieving tangible and lasting impacts that add value to development processes in collaboration with partners and allies.

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