Researcher - PUCE - Steering Commitee Member
Ecologist, botanist, specialist in forest dynamics and demography of trees. Carried out research in the Ecuadorian Amazon, and worked with environmentally sustainable and culturally acceptable solutions for native settlements in Yasuni National Park. From 2002 to 2004 he was Scientific Director of the National Organization of Science and Technology in Ecuador, and he organized a science and technology program that included environmental sustainable projects and biodiversity as a transversal activity. His scientific production includes publications in prominent journals and two books about conservation and ecology of Ecuadorian plants.