Abraham Korman

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Abraham Korman

Senior Advisor, Industry and Community Engagement Policy
Conservation International Colombia

Born in Cali, Colombia, 1952

Studies in Chemical Engineering with emphasis on Environmental Engineering, at Technion, Haifa Israel, 1969-1974. Studies in Germany, treatment of coal and heavy fuels. 1976-1977. Management in Universidad de los Andes, 1999.

Coal and fuel research, Technological Research Institute, Carbocol, 1981-1989, Latin American Energy Organization, 1989-1991. Advisor to Minister of Energy Ecuador, 1992. Advisor to Minister of Mines and Energy Colombia, 1992-1994 (develop private participation in the electricity sector through project finance: 1500 MW), FEN (State Bank) Vp Commercial and Investment Banking; 1994-1996.

Advisor to Ministers of Mines and Energy: Developed plan for the massification of Natural Gas 1996-1999.

Director of the Energy Distributors Guild, Asocodis, 1999-2005.

Cerrejón coal mines: expansion manager, environmental manager: 2005-2010.

Anglo Gold: Vice President of Sustainability: 2010-2012

Consultant: Renewable energies: 2013-2015 (USAID).

Associate Professor U Javeriana, 2014-2017. Coordination of creation of master’s degree in Energy and Sustainability.

Conservation International: Senior Advisor. 2018-present. Focus in engagement with corporations and communities, development of Nature Based Solutions.

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