Equipo

Our Team

Direction

Martín von Hildebrand

Founder & President

Martin von Hildebrand is the President and Founder of Gaia Amazonas. He is an ethnologist who for over four decades has led efforts to secure indigenous territorial rights and the protection of the Colombian Amazon Forest. He has been awarded the Global Leadership Award (Tallberg), Right Livelihood Award (known as the Alternative Nobel Prize), the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship and The Order of the Golden Ark from Holland, amongst several others, in recognition of his work with Gaia Amazonas and the COAMA program.


Francis von Hildebrand

Executive Director

Francis von Hildebrand is the CEO of Gaia Amazonas. Expert in local development strategies, local governance, and cross-cultural environmental management. Francis leads an inter-disciplinary team that has been instrumental in the official recognition in the Colombian Amazon of the largest indigenous territory in the world and the establishment and advancement of environmental governance, primary education, and basic health services with more than 20 ethnic groups. Francis also co-leads and participates in regional and cross-border initiatives with other Amazonian countries to promote socio-environmental sustainability and the monitoring of drivers of change in Amazonia.


Administration

Humberto Buitrago

Chief Financial Officer


Alexandra Prada

Secretariat and Logistics coordinator


Elvis Casallas

Training Center Administrator


Consultants

Carolina Duque

Gender and Food Sovereignty Expert


Gustavo Restrepo

Intercultural Education and Governance Expert


Nelson Ortiz

Inter-Cultural Environmental Governance and Management Expert


Adriana Sarmiento

GIS Expert


Andrés Llanos

GIS Professional


Olga Chols

Information Management Consultant


Sabina Rodriguez

Legal Assistant


Maria Clara Roa

Communications Consultant 


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