Researcher - IRD
Senior Scientist at IRD, Honorary Professor at San Marcos University, Lima, Peru. He has spent 25 years in South America (Brazil, Ecuador and Peru) as botanist specialized in Amazonian palms, and cumulated a 12 years experience at IRD Representative in Peru, Ecuador and Niger. He has published numerous scientific papers and several books on palm taxonomy and ecology, and has taught several courses on these topics. Currently, he teaches Philosophy of Sciences in San Marcos University.