Ana Carolina González is a program officer in the foundation’s Bogotá office, focusing on equitable access to natural resources with a particular emphasis in extractive industries. She was member of the National Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) Committee in Colombia from 2013 until 2016, and she coordinated the research group on mining and energy resources at the Externado University in Colombia. She is also a co-founder of Mesa de la Sociedad Civil para la Transparencia de la Industria Extractiva, the Colombian coalition of social and academic organizations for extractive industries transparency.
Ana Carolina has been as a visiting scholar at Columbia University in New York and Universidad Católica in Peru. She has served as a research and project consultant in the fields of transparency, extractive industries, and citizen participation at the United Nations Development Program, the World Bank-IFC, the Inter-American Development Bank, Transparency International-Colombia, and the National Resources Governance Institute.
She holds a BA in government and international relations from Externado Univeristy, and two master’s degrees—one in development and one in comparative politics—as well as a PhD in political science from the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po).