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Latin America & the Caribbean

Carlos Heinz Samuel

Program Officer

Carlos Heinz Samuel, Program Officer

Carlos Heinz Samuel, Program Officer

Carlos joined ABA ROLI in July 2023 as a Program Officer for the Latin America and Caribbean Division. Prior to joining our team, he served as a Project Assistant at the Renewables Academy (RENAC) in Berlin, Germany, where he steered the development and execution of renewable energy projects in Africa and Latin America. In this capacity, Carlos led the charge in conducting vital research activities in countries throughout the region such as Colombia, Ecuador, and Guatemala.

Carlos possesses a robust background in international affairs, social anthropology, and Latin American studies, underscoring his extensive proficiency in Project Development and Research Methodologies. His academic achievements include a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and a Master's degree in International Studies from Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. Complemented by a Master of Arts in Latin American Studies from Freie Universität Berlin.

Born and raised in Barranquilla, Colombia, Carlos is fluent in Spanish, English, German, and Portuguese.