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Maisa Rojas Corradi


Maisa Rojas Corradi is a physicist and holds a doctorate degree in atmospheric physics from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom.

Until March 2022 she was a full professor in the Department of Geophysics at the Universidad de Chile and director of the Center of Climate and Resilience Research (CR)2. Her research areas are paleoclimate and regional climate change, and she has also worked on impact assessment in different sectors such as agriculture and water resources, using numerical climate models as analysis tools.

Maisa Rojas was coordinator of the Scientific Advisory Council on Climate Change, member of the COP25 Presidential Advisory Council, and part of the Chilean delegation to COP25 and COP26. She was a Lead Author of the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Coordinating Lead Author of IPCC’s 6th Assessment Report (AR6).


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Maximiliano Proaño Ugalde


Maximiliano Proaño Ugalde holds a law degree from the Universidad de Chile and a master’s in Latin American studies from the University of Amsterdam. He has also studied public management for territorial development and socio-ecological transition.

Maximiliano also has experience as an advisor, consultant, and researcher in environmental and energy policy.

He has worked in the public and private sectors and has been part of various civil society organizations.

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