Ana Victoria Rojas is a sustainable development specialist with more than fifteen years of experience working with policy makers, program practitioners, international organizations, NGO’s and grassroots level organizations in Latin America, Asia, Africa and Europe. She has a background in environmental law, graduating from the University of Costa Rica (Law Bach. and Lic. degree in Law) in 2001 and pursuing her M.Sc. on Environmental Management, at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (2003-2004). Ana has built her expertise as a sustainable development specialist working on climate change, energy, poverty, gender and sustainable development sectors. She has worked for CEDARENA, in Costa Rica, BothENDS and ETC Foundation/ENERGIA in the Netherlands. Ana combines her current position as energy task leader for IUCN’s Global Gender Office with the provision of technical support to gender and mitigation pilot projects in the Mekong Region.