Rafael M Acevedo Daunas
Rafael M Acevedo Daunas is a Transport Lead Specialist at the Transport Division of the Bank, where he is joint coordinator of the Sustainable Transport Action Plan. He joined the IDB in 2001 and has been involved in the preparation of loan operations for infrastructure, energy and transport projects in most of Latin America. His combined expertise in environmental and climate change issues as well as transport, energy and other fields has allowed him to participate actively in different initiatives including those related to climate change and the new Emerging Sustainable Cities Platform.
Before working at the IDB he worked for more than twenty years as a consultant in environmental engineering in Colombia, Canada, Panama, Bolivia, Dominican Republic and other countries, both as an independent consultant and as a partner at two successful consulting firms in Colombia and Canada. He also worked as a public official at the Ministry of Health in Colombia in the development of environmental regulations for the country and as part time professor at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá.