Senior Managing Consultant
Dr. Virginia Alzina has over 19 years of experience in environmental and social sciences, policy and engineering with emphasis on environmental and social assessments, resource efficiency, pollution control, climate change and sustainability. Virginia has global experience in applying resource efficiency audits for private companies, reviewing environmental and social assessments of major infrastructure projects, managing projects related to climate change and promoting green technologies. She has held a broad spectrum of professional roles on advisory services, investment screening, capacity building, coaching teams and knowledge management. Her work has been conducted in over 45 countries of Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. She has extensive experience with International Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) practices and other safeguard policies such as the Equator Principles, the International Finance Corporation Performance Standards and other international financial institution requirements having screened and reviewed environmental documentation at various stages of major development projects. She has a PhD in engineering management and systems engineering from George Washington University, a MSc in environmental sciences and policy from Johns Hopkins University and a Licenciatura in sociology and political sciences.
Sociology and political sciences.