Sonia Castañeda Rial

Sonia Castañeda Rial

Sonia Castañeda Rial

Biodiversity Foundation

General Director of Fundación Biodiversidad since January 2012, a public foundation part of the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment. She joined the foundation in 2004 as director of the Foundation’s International Department. During this period she created, implemented and oversaw the GreenJobs Programme and GreenEnterpreneurs Network set up to boost Green economy. She was also responsible of Biodiversity projects co-funded by European Comission’s Life funds, European Social Fund budgets, and International cooperation projects in Latin America and Africa.