Ana María is a lawyer, she graduated from Universidad Libre de Colombia with a Master of Science degree in Food Policy at City University of London.
She has experience in the legislative process, support in public policy management and research. In Colombia, she has worked as a legal and policy researcher at the Congress of Colombia, the Ministry of Information Technologies & Communications and the Latin American Institute for an Alternative Society and Law (ILSA).
In the United Kingdom, she belonged to the researchers network at the Innovative Food Systems Teaching and Learning programme (IFSTAL). And worked supporting food policy management, innovation and community building in projects as The Calthorpe Project and Cultivating Kensington & Chelsea.
Currently, she serves as a researcher in the area of Economic Justice, and the Right to Food sub-theme.