Pablo Quinonez is a sustainability expert, trainer, and coach, recognized as an innovative thought leader. For over a decade, he has provided trusted advisory and advocacy through engaging public, private and institutional clients with large-scale Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives and sustainability transformations across North America, South America, and the Caribbean. Pablo has extensive experience in sustainability training, corporate social responsibility planning and reporting, sustainability reporting, impact measurement, strategic planning, and ESG issues.
As an expert for the Technical Assistance Partnership (TAP) initiative, Pablo works collaboratively with designated officials of the Government of Panama’s Ministerio de Comercio e Industrias (Ministry of Commerce and Industry) on developing knowledge and skills with the Ministry’s officials for Inclusive, Responsible, and Sustainable Mining. His role includes designing the training program and organizing field visits to Panama to meet government, academia, industry, and local community members who helped develop the material needed to create the workshops.
Pablo has monitored emerging global trends and technology throughout his career to ideate new environmental and social programs while considering cost-effectiveness, feasibility, and participant buy-in. He emphasizes understanding countries in a way that works for them with solutions that would benefit their communities and empower them to manage the natural resources that will sustain them for years.
Based in Toronto, Canada, Pablo manages Sustainability Programs for the Sustenable Institute. He is fluently bilingual in English and Spanish. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering from Universidad Autonoma in Colombia, an MBA from Universidad Externado , Colombia, and a master’s degree in Resource and Environmental Management from Dalhousie University, Canada.