Carlos Ruiz-Garvia joined the UNFCCC secretariat (UN Climate Change) more than 11 years ago, where he is currently appointed as a Project Manager of the Global Innovation Hub (UGIH). Mr. Ruiz-Garvia is a graduate of Forestry Engineering (Universidad de Concepción, Chile), has a PhD in Agricultural Engineering (University of Göttingen, Germany), a M.Sc. in Forestry from the same university, a Project Management Diploma (University of Stetson, USA) and Economics at Harvard. His master thesis on Climate was granted an international award for excellence in forestry sciences. Throughout his career, Carlos provided leadership to multi-stakeholder organizations committed to innovations on sustainability standards.