Cecilia Elizondo

Cecilia Elizondo is a member of the ECOSUR Agroecology group, where she has been working for 21 years. She had graduated from the CIIEMAD / IPN PhD program on Science in Landscape Heritage Conservation. She has also a MSc on Environmental Sciences at the Catholic University of Salta in Argentina. She has almost 35 years of experience in environmental management, 12 years in the Argentine Government, and 22 years in academia and in the Mexican Government.

In 2019 and 2020, she was SEMARNAT Chief of Cabinet accompanying Víctor Toledo; after that she was a coordinator from FAO of the Intersectoral Group on Health, Food, Environment and Competitiveness (GISAMAC), a Group with which she continues collaborating as an external expert on agroecology, through the Secretaría de Autosuficiencia Alimentaria, México. She was vice president of the Sociedad Científica Latinoamericana de Agroecología (SOCLA); and is currently the vice president of the Sociedad Mexicana de Agroecología (SOMEXA), and she is a member of the Frente Parlamentario contra el Hambre, Mexico’s Chapter.

She is a national of Mexico.