Paula Gómez Ortega is Project Director at Fundación Urbana, Desarrollo Urbano Ambiental (Urban and Environmental Development), based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
She is an architect with a wide range of experience in investment projects, specializing on environmental issues, for project design, evaluation and implementation.
She has served as advisor for the Secretariat of Environment and Public Space of the City of Buenos Aires, where she led the process of the public bid for the design and installation of 37 playgrounds located in the southern area of the city.
Paula Gómez Ortega has also coordinated the IDB-funded plan for the City of Buenos Aires Botanical Garden renovation and revaluing utilizing her experience in planning, supervision and carrying out of building works of different construction types.
Paula Gómez Ortega was a member of the Holcim Awards jury for Latin America in 2005.