Angela Giraldo is a board member of ”Kate – Ecology & Development”, a consultancy organisation in Stuttgart active in the fields of environment and development. She is also a co-founder of the not-for-profit company “TourCert gGmbH”. From the beginning, she has been involved in designing TourCert’s CSR reporting and management system. For more than 30 years she has been working in development cooperation and education. She is in charge of the consultancy activities of TourCert and has supported various tourism enterprises, destinations, and projects in Latin America in designing socially responsible and environmentally friendly tourism. She has also developed web-based tools and educational programmes. Angela Giraldo is Peruvian, born in Colombia, and has been living in Germany since 1981.
She has been a member of the TO DO Award jury since 2007 and has, thanks to her area of work and her connections to her native country, often travelled to Latin America as an expert.