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Andres Colmenares
Open Climate Coordinator

Andres (he/him) is the Coordinator of the Open Climate collective at OEDP. He is a Latin American strategist and creative foresight consultant based in Barcelona. His work is guided by the encouragement and practice of critical hope and collective imagination, and a firm belief in the transformational power of collaborative learning. For over a decade, he has been using futures as design tools to help organisations make better decisions in fields such as media, tech, public policy, education and culture, while creating networks and conferences to open conversations about the socio-ecological impacts of digital technologies and their role in addressing the environmental emergency.

Andres is also co-founder of the creative research lab IAM, co-director of the Billion Seconds Institute and leads a new Master in Design for Responsible Artificial Intelligence systems at ELISAVA. Find him on Twitter @colmenares or andres@open-climate.org.

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