Liliana Camacho oversees Horizon Advisors' clean growth research program. Liliana is an economist and advisor who thrives in driving forward complex, quickly-moving projects focused on energy and production transitions to support a cleaner economy. She supports businesses transition to cleaner operations and helps industry and government develop policies and positions on cleaner production and energy shifts. She also assists the international development sector in identifying programmatic approaches to cleantech market development, community-based climate adaptation and financing, and sustainable land use approaches that catalyze climate financing.
Liliana provided greenhouse gas (GHG) modeling support to the Government of Canada's submission to the Paris Climate Agreement and supported economic analysis for amendments to the Species at Rist Act. She has also published on economic modeling for hydropower development and governance through Nanyang Technological University Press. A design thinker and facilitator, she has facilitated collaboration between international development and private sectors actors to identify actionable solutions for green growth and is trusted to develop strong business relationships amongst cross-sector stakeholders. Liliana's research interests include scenario analysis and integrated decision-making for life cycle assessment, incentives for financial disclosure of environmental risk and management, and clean energy transitions in rapidly-growing developing economies.
Liliana holds an MA in Economics from McMaster University and an Executive Diploma in design and leadership from DSIL and UPEACE (UN Graduate School of Peace and Conflict Studies). A true global citizen, she has worked on five continents, traveled to nearly 40 countries, and is fluent in Spanish and English.
High time for a green jobs strategy in Ontario [external site (National Observer)]
Commentary on an the closure of GM plants in Oshawa and the future of the automotive sector in the province.
This policy commentary provides a perspective on the future of the sector against the backdrop of decarbonization objectives and sustainable transportation goals.
Canada's Oil Sands and Unconventional Resources: The Future of Innovation and Environmental Performance
This report identifies research, development and demonstration (RD&D) needs, challenges and opportunities in Canada’s oil sands and unconventional oil and gas sectors.