Andrés works to protect migratory birds in their wintering grounds in Latin America and the Caribbean. Before joining ABC, Andrés worked with NRDC's Latin America Project researching mechanisms to finance climate-smart projects in the region. Previously, Andrés worked with WRI's Global Restoration Initiative researching business models to restore degraded lands, and the financial barriers to scale faced in the restoration industry. Andrés has a master's degree in Agroforestry, a master's in Enterprise Development, and a B.A. degree in Finance. He is originally from Chihuahua, Mexico.