Yessica Prieto Ramos is a Political Scientist, specialized in conflict resolution. She is a candidate for a Master's degree in Risk Governance and Resources at Heidelberg University, Germany. Since 2015, she has been linked to the Colombian NGO Crudo Transparente as a researcher and currently serves as the National Directress of Research and Projects. The organization promotes transparency and accountability in the extractive industry and natural resource governance. For the past five years, Yessica has represented Crudo Transparente on the MSG of EITI Colombia, one of the three organizations that promote the interests of civil society within the multi-stakeholder group.