Fernando Pérez Chanduví
Fernando Pérez Chanduví has 20 years of professional experience leading sustainable development initiatives, natural resource management, ecotourism, environmental management, conservation mechanisms, climate change, and collective rights advocacy in Peru and Latin America. He has extensive experience in biodiversity management and conservation, forestry research, economic feasibility studies, working with indigenous organizations and Andean-Amazonian communities in areas of high biological diversity. He has played a key role in the implementation of various programs and projects with national and international NGOs, government institutions, academic institutions, and cooperating agencies funded by the Government of Spain, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, UNESCO, United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Global Environment Facility (GEF), Green Climate Fund (GCF), the Dutch Postal Code Lottery, Legacy Landscapes Fund (LLF), among others.
Fernando is a forest engineer from the National Agrarian University La Molina (Lima, Peru) and holds a master’s degree in tourism from the MIB School of Management (Trieste, Italy). Additionally, he has completed international postgraduate courses in Ecotourism Planning and Management in Tropical and Subtropical Areas of the Latin American Region at the Okinawa International Center, JICA (Okinawa, Japan), and Ecosystem Management, Biodiversity Conservation, and Ecosystem Services at the Technical University of Dresden, CIPSEM (Dresden, Germany)