I am César José Galarza, environmental and sustainability consultant.
I am an independent consultant and Founder of the Apostillas Group. Consultants in environment and sustainability".
I am a coordinator and manager of multidisciplinary projects and teams (Spanish and English), with more than 20 years of experience in various locations in Argentina and Spain in international organisations, private companies and institutions, NGOs, and national, provincial and local public bodies.
I am also an independent consultant with more than ten years of international and national experience in: a) public and private policies and instruments for environmental and nature protection such as PES, REDD, carbon markets, and environmental taxes), b) climate change mitigation and adaptation, and c) sustainability plans.
I have proven skills in seeking funding for projects, institutional communication, organisation and coordination of events and trainings, budget management, tender management, recruitment and management of human resources, preparation of reports, public lectures, management and coordination of meetings, institutional visits, management of social networks, work performance both in the office and in the field and remote work. And solid knowledge of the Latin American and European socio-cultural reality.
I am characterised by the ability to adapt to different geographical locations and multidisciplinary and cultural work teams, and to empathise with different actors and project teams.
My academic qualifications are: PhD from the University of Santiago de Compostela; Master in Design, Creation and Management of Projects; Specialist in Environmental Consultancy; Specialist in Taxation; Lawyer; Technician in Environmental Law and Diploma in Legal Issues of Climate Change.
Currently, my main clients/contractors over more than 80 projects have been: UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO); Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD); United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD); Oxford University Press; Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA); UN REDD; Government of the Province of Corrientes (Argentina); Fundación Vida Silvestre Argentina (FVSA); Fundación Huellas Para Un Futuro; Fundación OSDE; Qbox. Servicios de Logística Internacional; Grupo de Manejo Forestal Latinoamericana SA; the Government of the Province of Catamarca, the Municipality of Paso de los Libres (Argentina), and the Universities Austral, Nacional del Nordeste (UNNE), and CEU Cardenal Herrera.