About Us

About Us

Polen Transiciones Justas is a think tank dedicated to informing and influencing public policy and decision-making processes in Colombia. Our core mission is to advocate for just transitions, striving to establish a society that is both equitable and resilient in the context of climate change. Our approaches are rooted in empirical data, verifiable facts, active engagement with various stakeholders, inclusive participation of diverse communities, and an open and constructive dialogue with civil society.

Our Mission

Promoting just and inclusive transitions towards a sustainable energy system that brings benefits to all Colombians. Through our efforts, we aim to contribute to a more equitable and resilient society in the face of climate change, using energy as a catalyst for this transformative journey.

Nuestra visión

Para el año 2030, Polen Transiciones Justas espera ser reconocido por parte de entidades públicas, sindicatos, trabajadores, comunidades y sociedad civil por la calidad de sus documentos y actividades, siendo un actor clave en el cambio colectivo y gradual hacia un futuro posfósil más justo.

Andrés Angel

Andrés is responsible for the organizational development at Polen. He holds a Master's degree in Public Management with a focus on Geogovernance from the University of Potsdam, as well as an undergraduate degree in Geology from the National University of Colombia. Prior to joining Polen, he gained valuable experience working as a scientific advisor and project coordinator in various Latin American countries and Germany, including roles at AIDA Americas and the FLORES institute of the United Nations University. You can get in touch with Andrés at andres.angel@polentj.org