Marcela Guerrero Casas

Programme Lead

Marcela is a Programme Lead at the EDP with a focus on resilience, waste management, food security and climate change.

Marcela is a co-founder and former managing director of Open Streets Cape Town. She is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Council on Mobility. Marcela holds a Masters in Public Administration and International Affairs from Syracuse University and has worked in policy and advocacy for over ten years. She was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia, and has lived and worked in South Africa since 2006.

Marcela can be contacted at or on +27 (0) 21 832 0200.