Isabel Studer

Sostenibilidad Global

Founding Director

Dr. Isabel Studer, Founding Director, Sostenibilidad Global, has held high-level positions in Mexico, at the Agency for International Cooperation for Development and the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and for Environment and Natural Resources. She was also Director of Research for the Commission for Labor Cooperation (CLC) in Washington, DC. At The Nature Conservancy, Dr. Studer was Director of Strategic Partnerships for Latin America and Executive Director for Mexico and Central America. She founded the Global Institute for Sustainability and was Leader of Energy and Corporate Sustainability at EGADE Business School of Tec de Monterrey. A Senior Fellow at the Arsht Rockefeller Resilience Center of The Atlantic Council, Dr. Studer is currently President of the Board of the Mexican Climate Initiative and Member of the Board of Directors of the World Environment Center (WEC), the Dow Chemical Company's Sustainability Experts’ Advisory Board (SEAC), and President of the Climate Committee in Mexico's Advisory Council on Water. A Fulbright and Ford Scholar, she has been recognized twice by Forbes Magazine as one of the "100 Most Powerful Women in Mexico." Dr. Studer holds a BA from El Colegio de México and a MA and PhD from Johns Hopkins University-SAIS.