Alan Dabbs is the founder and CEO of Social Capital Group. He has 25 years of experience addressing the social issues linked to the infrastructure and extractive industries. Alan advises clients on the social conditions and risks affecting business, designs strategies and management systems, and facilitates internal alignment for proper management. He has significant experience regarding the implementation of best practices linked to sustainability and international performance standards. He has contributed to both corporate policies and international guidelines. Alan has worked in over 20 countries. He has a Bacheller from Davidson College in Economics and an MBA in Finance from Georgia State University.
Anthropologist with 19 years of experience advising and managing social issues in the private sector. Currently she is focused on projects related to infrastructure, urban development and transportation in several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. She specializes in identifying the strategic needs of her clients and implementing communication and participation processes that build positive relationships. Her work promotes sustainability through the management of social impacts and risks.
Forestry Engineer, with postgraduate degree in Social Sciences – Geography from the Institut des hautes études de l’Amérique latine. He specializes in the evaluation, design and implementation of resettlement projects involving urban and rural development components. He has more than 20 years of experience advising, evaluating and managing social and environmental issues related to exploration and development of mining energy and hydrocarbons projects. He has worked in more than 10 countries across Africa and Latin America.
Sociologist with more than 12 years of experience in multi-stakeholder dialogue mechanisms and resettlement planning and implementation according to international standards. He specializes in developing social management strategies for large investment projects in mining and infrastructure. He has led social impact studies, community relations programs and participation and consultation processes in Peru, Colombia and Chile.
Lawyer specialized in Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples, with more than 15 years of experience in the public sector and in mining exploration and energy projects. She is an expert in negotiation, community relations, conflict management and emergency response, topics on which she has taught courses and written publications and manuals.
Sociologist and expert researcher in gender issues, social studies and compliance with international standards. She specializes in the design and implementation of due diligences, social impact studies, resettlement processes of urban and rural population and citizen consultation processes in mining and road infrastructure.
Economist. Specialist in International Cooperation and Project Management for Development. Expert in compliance with safeguard policies of the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and International Finance Corporation (IFC). She has led the design and execution of different action plans to mitigate the impacts generated by the execution of infrastructure, mining and hydrocarbon projects, specifically in land management, resettlement, recovery of public space, water sanitation and high non-mitigable risk areas.
Master in Human Settlement and Environment at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. More than 18 years of experience in socio-environmental management, impact assessment, community relations strategies and social investment project management. Expert in the evaluation of IFC, World Bank, IDB, PNUD, OIT 169 standards, environmental impact, regional environmental policies, territorial planning instruments, community development plans and community management for energy and mining projects in Chile, Peru, Panama and Brazil.
Specialist in Political Sciences and Urban Planning, he has more than 30 years of experience in management and administration of strategies, programs and projects of development and technical assistance. He has directed the development of environmental strategies and policies, environmental and social assessments (ESA), consultation processes and community participation and due diligences based on the performance standards of IFC / World Bank. He is currently the manager of the Social Capital Group office in Washington D.C.
Accountant specialized in quality management and process improvement. Manages the administrative, financial, logistics and information technologies areas for the operations of Social Capital Group in Washington, Colombia, Peru and Chile. Auditor certified in quality.