Camilo León is a program officer in the foundation’s Bogotá office. He leads the foundation’s grantmaking for the Andean region in Bogota-Colombia, focusing on land titling of Indigenous and local communities, consultation of projects proposed for their territories, and sustainable development programs with an intersectional and intercultural approach.
Prior to joining Ford, Camilo was vice minister of labor promotion in Peru, where he led nationwide programs to provide jobs for people with disadvantages. Before that, he taught sociology, ethics, and social responsibility at the Catholic University of Peru. He has worked extensively on sustainable development and social responsibility in different institutions, including the Clinton Foundation, the Cerro Verde mining company, and the Ministry of Energy and Mines of Peru.
Camilo holds a PhD in social anthropology from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, a master’s degree in science from Pennsylvania State University, and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the Catholic University of Peru.