Monica Ospina is a corporate social responsibility and sustainability expert with experience in the design and implementation of CSR strategies that support operational productivity while building trusting relationships with communities impacted by mineral exploration and mining operations. Her expertise in transforming conflict into development and human and social capital into value for investors has contributed to improving the perception of mining and the well being of communities across regions.
As an author, Ospina created the Local Community Procurement Program (LCPP), a sustainable supply chain model, awarded by the IFC-World Bank in 2012. She also has contributed to the IFC-World Bank’s Guide for the Early Stakeholder Engagement (published in 2015) as well as participated in discussion groups for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the RIO + 20 World Convention on Sustainable Development in 2012.
Ospina holds an M.A. in diplomatic studies from the University of Westminster, and postgraduates in sustainability management from Harvard University and international business strategy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.