Maria Julia Arana

ESG Senior Manager, Sustainability, Climate Change, Governance, Business & Human Rights

KPMG in Chile

María Julia is a journalist specialized in Sustainable Development and Climate Change. She was a fellow in the UNITED NATIONS DAG HAMMARSKJÖLD FUND FOR JOURNALISTS and cover the 71° UN General Assembly in 2016.

She also received a fellowship from CLIMATE TRACKER to cover COP24 in Poland. Later she cover COP25 in Spain and COP26 in UK as a press correspondent for

María Julia is a professional with more than 10 years of experience in sustainability, advising large companies in the preparation of sustainability reports in Argentina, Chile and Bolivia. She is also a certified GRI Standards Reporting Professional.

Since September 2021, she is ESG Senior Manager at KPMG Chile.

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  • Degree in Communication Sciences from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Diploma in Sustainable Finance from UNEP FI and Finis Terrae University, Chile (2020).

  • Diploma in Sustainability Strategy Management from Universidad Pontifica Católica de Valparaíso, Chile (2019).

  • Diploma in Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Program at Universidad de San Andrés, Argentina. (2014).