Cristina Gamboa is the Executive Director of the Colombian Sustainable Building Council (CCCS), an association that inspires and encourages people to create a sustainable world. She is also the vice-president of the Board of Directors of The World Green Building Council and member of the LEED steering Committee, U.S. Green Building Council. She obtained her professional degree in economy from Los Andes University (Bogota, Colombia) and her master degree in Economy and International Affairs from The Johns Hopkins University-School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS, Washington D.C. USA). Before joining the Building Council she worked at the center of research Fedesarrollo, the Colombian Chamber of Building, Magazine Dinero (Semana), World Bank, The Colombian Embassy in Washington D.C., the Colombian Ministry of International Trade and Los Andes University. She has lectured at international events in recent years: Greenbuild 2015 and 2013 (USA), International congress of sustainable building 2015 (Costa Rica), Green Build 2014 (Peru), Greenbuilding 2014 (Brazil), and Green Building Annual Convention 2014 (South Africa).