Raul ALFARO-PELICO is a sustainability leader with more than 20 years of experience managing environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and delivering on the returns behind the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at multinationals, multilaterals, government, academia and research. Raúl provided climate expert advice to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Equatorial Guinea delegation to the United Kingdom 26th Conference of the Parties (COP-26) to the UNFCCC November 2021 Conference in Glasgow, the UNFCCC Bonn May-June 2021 sessions, and the Chile COP-25 December 2019 Conference in Madrid (Spain). His ESG track-record includes advisory, technical and managerial roles at the World Bank Group, Inter-American Development Group, Acciona, United Nations, Noble Energy, Drexel and Arcadia University, The Economist Newspaper Group’s Economist Intelligence Unit, ExxonMobil and Glencore. He holds a Master’s in Economics with reference to Africa from the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, a Bachelor’s in Business from London Metropolitan University (UK) and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain), and is an Engineering Ph.D. researcher at Lancaster University (UK). He speaks English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese.