Adriana Lobo

Managing Director of Global Presence and National Action, WRI Mexico

Adriana Lobo is Managing Director of Global Presence and National Action at the World Resources Institute. She has more than 20 years of professional experience promoting sustainable policies, urban mobility projects, urban development and environment. 


During her 18 years as executive director of the World Resources Institute Mexico (formerly CTS EMBARQ Mexico) and more recently Colombia, Adriana has led the organization from 5 to 100 people in Mexico, the opening of the Colombia office and significant achievements, starting with the implementation of the first BRT system in Mexico City, Metrobús, which carries over 1.5 million daily passengers. She also led the partnership for the implementation of transit systems in Guadalajara and other Mexican cities, also influencing significantly the Mobility and Road Safety Mexican National Policy, other legislations and the creation of funds. Other significant achievements are the introduction of electric buses in Colombian and Mexican Cities, the Coalition for Urban transition and the implementation of the Building Efficiency Accelerator, and the Clean Energy Investment Accelerator. 


Previously, she worked for more than eight years in the consulting firms Logit and Transconsult. She studied civil engineering at the Escola Politécnica of the University of Sao Paulo.