The World Coal Association (WCA) has welcomed Milagros Miranda Rojas as its new Policy Director.
BenjaminSporton, WCA’s Chief Executive, highlighted the importance of the appointment, stating: “As Policy Director, Miranda will be working with me and the rest of the team to further develop and deliver our key strategies in the lead-up to COP21. Driving forward the WCA’s global Platform for Accelerating Coal Efficiency (PACE) from concept to reality will also be a key part of Milagros’ new role. Her knowledge on the issues of sustainable development and international trade will be of substantial benefit to the WCA and I strongly believe that she is an exciting addition to our team.”
Milagros joins the WCA after having spent most of her career as a diplomat for the Republic of Peru. Her most recent appointment was as Minister-Counsellor at the Peruvian Permanent Mission to the United Nations. Milagros comes to the WCA with extensive experience in sustainable development issues and international economic negotiations. Most recently in her role at the UN, Milagros has had substantial involvement in the post-2015 development framework negotiations, including on the Sustainable Development Goals and financing for development issues.