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Deputy Chief of Party Alejandro Arrivillaga

Alejandro Arrivillaga is a biologist with more than 25 years of experience with complex, multi-country biodiversity conservation and sustainable resource management projects, in government and non-governmental settings. Dr. Arrivillaga has a proven scientific record and experience with strategic planning and all aspects of resource assessment and monitoring. His work has required teamwork development, leadership and networking, with local and regional authorities, academy, conservation agencies, and stakeholders. Dr. Arrivillaga has a demonstrated talent for managing multifaceted research, management and sustainable use programs, and has worked both as consultant and employee with many donor funded projects. He has worked for Rare Mesoamerican Reef Programs of World Wildlife Fund, Nature Conservancy and the Global Environment Facility’s Mesoamerican Barrier Reef Systems Project. He holds a PhD in oceanography and coastal sciences and a MSc in Marine Biology. He currently serves as deputy chief of party for the USAID Guatemala Biodiversity Project.


Blog Posts by Alejandro Arrivillaga

Development Works Here with Alejandro Arrivillaga

We’d like you to meet Alejandro “Alex” Arrivillaga! Alex is a biologist and the deputy chief of party for the USAID Guatemala Biodiversity Project. He shares some of the insight he’s gained over the course of his 25-year career working with communities to develop shared solutions for biodiversity conservation. Alex is one reason #DevelopmentWorksHere. 1.…