Meet the Technical Advisory Board

The purpose of the TAB is to offer scientific and technical insights to ERS, and to guarantee the accuracy and robustness of its tools and methodologies.

Nathalie Flores

Nathalie Flores

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Nationality: 

Dominican Republic

Country of Residence:

Madrid - Spain

BIO

Nathalie is an international public policy specialist, providing senior services for almost thirteen years on climate change policy, international development and environmental issues. She is highly skilled in policy, diplomacy, multeralism, negotiations, lobbying, regional leadership, governance and project management. She also has a proven track record of contributing to understand, develop and enforce the climate change agenda for multiple government administrations in the Dominican Republic. Over her career, she provided assistance to more than 50 countries, some businesses, civil society and academia on taking their part to reverse the adverse impacts of climate change. She is now focused on promoting sustainability and providing effective expertise in institutions that serve the best interests of the most needed societies.

Eduard Müller

Eduard Müller

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Nationality: 

Costa Rican

Country of Residence:

Costa Rica

BIO

Eduard Muller has 40 years of experience in conservation and development work. He has been an international consultant among others for GTZ / GIZ, UNDP, World Bank, UNESCO, IAEA, Convention on Biological Diversity (also as negotiator), central and local governments, various organisations, as well as peasant and indigenous communities. He is currently a member of the UNESCO Chair of Biosphere Reserves and Natural and Mixed Heritage Sites at UCI; member of the Scientific Council on Climate Change - 4C of Costa Rica and; Member of the Global Council of the Wellbeing Economy Alliance – WEAll. He is globally recognised for his work in Regenerative Development having established with more than 20 global partners the Regenerate Costa Rica Hub and is the founder and rector of the University for International Cooperation since 1994.

Amy Bann

Amy Bann

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Nationality: 

American

Country of Residence:

Seattle, US

BIO

Amy Bann is an independent board director, former F500 corporate sustainability leader, and attorney, guiding ESG governance strategies for over two decades. She held prior roles at Boeing and Xpansiv, the leading environmental financial exchange backed by Blackstone, Goldman Sachs and Bank of America. She was a lead industry delegate to United Nations climate talks resulting in historic sectoral agreements for carbon offsets and product standards. Currently she serves as an advisor to the Integrity Council for Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets.

Sara Löfqvist

Sara Löfqvist

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Nationality: 

Swedish

Country of Residence:

Zurich - Switzerland

BIO

Sara holds an MSc in environmental economics from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and recently finished her PhD at ETH Zurich. Her doctoral work explored how finance and policy mechanisms can be leveraged to scale ecosystem restoration equitably. Sara's work has been published in Nature journals amongst others, and she occasionally writes journalistic pieces on topics related to finance and justice of ecosystem restoration. Outside of her academic work she acts as an advisor to governmental agencies and UN bodies.

Fidel Chiriboga

Fidel Chiriboga

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Nationality: 

Ecuadorian & Swedish

Country of Residence:

Zurich - Switzerland

BIO

Fidel is a Biologist and Environmental Scientist (PhD) with global experience encompassing ecosystem management and interdisciplinary approaches. After a previous focus on molecular ecology, conservation genetics and forest genetic resources, he transitioned towards actionable solutions with positive impact on biodiversity, livelihoods and ecosystem restoration.

Robin Cole

Robin Cole

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Nationality: 

British

Country of Residence:

London, UK

BIO

Robin Cole holds a PhD in physics from the University of Cambridge, and has significant R&D experience across academia and industry. Over the last ten years, he has been working in the space sector, applying his optical expertise in the design and manufacture of space-based telescopes, as well as specialising in Python-based image analysis and software development. Robin is a well-known authority in machine and deep learning techniques for processing satellite and aerial imagery, and is dedicated to education. Robin is the founder of satellite-image-deep-learning.com, and the primary maintainer of the organisations Github repositories.