Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - NATALIA_BURGOS CV
8 Fallow Court, Argyle Way, London SE16 3JQ, 07517622704, Natalia.Burgos@kcl.ac.uk
MA Degree, Disasters, Adaptation and Development
2014-2015, King's College, London
BA Double honours degree: Political Science- Urban Management & Development
2006-2013, Rosario University, Bogotá, Colombia
2005, New York School, Bogotá, Colombia
Christian Aid, London, UK
October 2015-Present, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Support Officer
Overseas Development Institute, London, UK
July 2015 - September: Climate and Environment Programme Intern
Public Health England, London, UK
May 2015 - July 2015: Global Disaster Risk Reduction Intern
Dept. of Transportation ECOPETROL S.A. Bogotá, Colombia
Feb 2013 - Aug 2014: Urban Management Officer
Environmental Agency, Bogotá, Colombia
Sept 2012 - Jan 2013: Public Policy Officer
Rosario University, Bogotá, Colombia
Jul 2012 - Dec 2013: Social Research Methodology Teacher
ASODESAM (Environmental NGO), Bogotá, Colombia
Feb 2012 - Jul 2012: Project Assistant
UN Centre for Regional Development of Latin America and the Caribbean, Bogotá, Colombia
Aug 2011 - Feb 2011: Intern
KEY SKILLS & ACHIVEMENTS
Disaster Risk Reduction Designing & implementing Risk Reduction Strategy for ECOPETROL S.A.
(Colombia’s National Oil & Gas Company) which incorporated the implementation of a partnership project
with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), vulnerability assessment and risk governance.
Environmental Policies and Climate Change Adaptation Working for Bogota’s Environment Agency, I
designed, implemented and evaluated public policies and participated in the formulation of their ‘Eco
urbanism and Safe Construction Public Policy,’ also contributing to the creation of Bogotá’s Climate Change
Social Research Methodology Teaching social research methodology skills to undergraduate students
with a focus on the practical application of such skills in the workplace for policy making
Risk Communication Implementing risk communication strategies to encourage community and
governmental engagement concerning DRR and emergency response capacity.
Community Participation Work Liaising between local authorities and grassroots rubbish recycling
organizations and individuals.
Language: Native Spanish, advanced written and spoken English certificated by the TOEFL exam and
advanced written and spoken French certificated by the B2 exam.
Awards: Colfuturo loan-Scholarship for study abroad. 2014.
Publications: Published undergrad dissertation. Title: From the city to the region: Analysing the regional
integration process between Bogotá and Cundinamarca. Editorial Académica Española ISBN 978-3-8484-
5230-9 IT Skills: Competent in basic Microsoft Office applications.
References available on request