AAE (Strategic Environmental Advice) is an integral consulting firm providing advice to organizations, communities, businesses and governments interested in improving their environmental performance without compromising their growth aspirations. AAE seeks to raise awareness about the environmental and social consequences of policy actions and individual, business and government investment by offering solutions that lead to better policies and productive social and business practices.
Since its establishment in 2012, AAE has worked in several countries and with a wide range of stakeholders, mostly in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as Africa. Prior to establishing AAE, founders Diego Martino and Guido Fernández de Velasco have had extensive international experience addressing several environmental issues. This experience includes working for UNDP in Africa and the Americas and for UNEP in South America. AAE works wit associated expert environmental international consultants and puts together the best team tailored for each work they embark on. Associated consultants of AAE have extensive experience formulating, among others, Global Environmental Facility (GEF) Projects (biodiversity as well as climate change), proposals to the Green Climate Fund as well as REDD+ projects.