Carolina Herrera’s work focuses on clean energy and sustainable development in Latin America, particularly in Mexico and Chile. She works to identify ways that the countries of Latin America can achieve their development goals while creating resilient communities and protecting their biodiversity and wild places. Before joining NRDC, Herrera worked as an energy policy researcher for Japan’s Chubu Electric Power. She holds a bachelor’s degree in international development and a master’s in global environmental policy from American University. She is based in Washington, D.C.