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Alexander Acosta

Associate / Colombia

​​Principal Associate member of the Environment and Sustainable Development team. His professional practice focuses on legal environmental issues, environmental legal compliance, sustainability and renewable energies. He has extensive experience as an environmental legal advisor in the private sector, developing legal strategies to optimize the client's environmental management. He has led Due Diligence processes in environmental issues, for sectors such as oil, mining and infrastructure, among others.

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Work experience

  • 2019 - present Associate

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2014 - 2019 Coordinator of Environmental Counseling and Procedures

    Macias Gómez & Asociados Abogados

  • 2009 - 2014 Legal Director

    Macias Gómez & Asociados Abogados

  • 2008 - 2009 Lawyer

    Macias Gómez & Asociados Abogados

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Awards

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Featured Cases

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Publications

  • 22 September, 2020 Colombia

    Autopista Río Magdalena’s $80 Million Project Financing

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Studies

  • 2017 Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Law Lewis & Clark Law School LLM

  • 2011 UCI Universidad de California 10 weeks ESL (English as Second Languaje)

  • 2010 Specialist in Environmental Law Universidad del Rosario Postgraduate Degree

  • 2010 Specialist in Administrative Law Universidad del Rosario Postgraduate Degree

  • 2007 Lawyer Universidad del Rosario Law

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Memberships

  • Member of the Colombian Institute of Environmental Law
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Academic activities

  • Activity 2015 - 2018

    Especialización Manejo Integrado del Medio Ambiente

    Derecho Ambiental Colombiano Assistant - Universidad de los Andes
  • Activity - 2018

    Especialización en Derecho Ambiental Profesor - Universidad del Rosario
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Seminars and Conferences