Silvia Llamas is Coordinator of Operations in Pronatura Sur A.C., the organization that serves as the GCF Task Force Country Coordinator in Mexico. Silvia is Mexican and has a degree in Biology and a Master´s degree in environmental studies and social development. She has approximately 15 years of experience in institutional strengthening, planning, implementation, supervision and coordination of projects, programs and strategies on conservation and environmental issues. During her professional career, she has collaborated in initiatives focused on environmental conservation, natural resource management and rural development. In the last 5 years, she has had the opportunity to support and participate in regional and international alliances and strategies linked to the Reduction of Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD +), through low emission rural development and restoration projects. What Silvia enjoys most of her work are the constant challenges that the interaction between environment and social development generate, which encourage her to be in constant search to strengthen her own abilities, and thus her work can have better impacts not only in her professional life but also in her personal life.