WASD has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory include all people who either participated in any of our various events (conferences, seminars, workshops, debates, etc) and/or contributed to one of our publications (books and journals). If you are interested in joining the WASD network directory, please  complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at admin@wasd.org.uk.

Photo of Valentina Leal Montoya

Valentina Leal Montoya

Student of MA in Environment, Development and Policy University of Sussex
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom

Biography

Valentina Leal, a professional with degrees in business and economics with 9 years’ experience in the Colombian energy sector and great interest in sustainable development and environment issues.Valentina started to work in the middle of her studies in one of the biggest hydropower generation projects in Colombia. The topics related to environment and smaller sustainable projects built around the dam settled in Valentina interest in these topics. Valentina started to work in the middle of her studies in one of the biggest hydropower generation projects in Colombia. The topics related to environment and smaller sustainable projects built around the dam settled in Valentina interest in these topics. Her academic training and performance in her job took her to be promoted to Energy Market Analyst but her interest in the Sustainable Development field kept growing. After getting a scholarship from the Colombian Government, she started studying in the University of Sussex a Master in Environment, Development and Policy. Nowadays Valentina is looking to make a shift in her career back towards Sustainability and Environmental Issues. For her, every effort counts in terms of creating and living in a better world.

BSc in Business Management
Specialist in Economics

Qualifications:

BSc

Email Entry