Angélica Afanador is Associate Director at Guidehouse advising financial institutions on their transition to net-zero financed emissions by 2050. Angélica combines strategy consulting experience with expertise in sustainable and climate finance. With more than 15 years’ experience, Angélica has a track record of developing and implementing climate strategies.
Her most notable recent work centers on working with financial institutions on assessing the climate impact of their loans and investments, setting targets that align their portfolios with the Paris Climate Agreement, and identify pragmatic actions that would help financial institutions achieve the targets. Throughout this journey, she helps financial institutions find new and attractive products to offer to their clients, enabling the realization that financing the global transition to a net zero emissions economy can be compatible with their financial goals.
Angélica co-developed a harmonized framework to set science-based targets for the financial industry and leads Guidehouse’s work on science-based targets for financial institutions.
Angélica is author of several publications on climate and sustainability issues. Prior to joining Guidehouse, she spent half a decade working in international climate and energy projects in Latin America, Africa and Asia with the World Bank and the United Nations.
Master of Environmental Management (MEM), Yale University Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering, Escuela de Ingeniería de Antioquia
Member, Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition