Leaders

Our Fund is constantly performing the coordination and management of all structural divisions of the organization for their operation in the most effective way. Using long-term experience and positive practical developments, each of the administrators seeks to provide the maximum assistance in the development and sustainable activities of their departments and joint coordinated interaction in the work to achieve the goals set by the Fund.

Our Fund is constantly performing the coordination and management of all structural divisions of the organization for their operation in the most effective way. Using long-term experience and positive practical developments, each of the administrators seeks to provide the maximum assistance in the development and sustainable activities of their departments and joint coordinated interaction in the work to achieve the goals set by the Fund.

President of the Foundation

Leading Research Worker.

Dr. Izerskiy Vladimir Vladimirovich

Biologist, entomologist, biochemist, senior manager of the department, author of numerous publications. He presents results of fund projects at the International and National Conferences and Symposia. At present, as the President of the foundation, he is building general policy of the foundation’s activity as well as the development strategy of the organization.

Dr. Gorochov Andrei Vasilievich

Vice-President

Biologist, entomologist, and paleontologist, He is the author of over 300 publications. In honor of A.V. Gorokhov, about 30 new taxa for science (mainly species and genera, one fossil family Gorochoviidae).

Efrain Edgar Bonzano Sosa

Executive Director

Forestry engineer, environmentalist. The main sponsor and founder of the Fund, who has served as Executive Director for more than 21 years. He is responsible for legal representation of the organization.

Dr. Ricardo Alberto Zacarías Torres

Director of Logistics and Finance

EBeing an economist by profession, Ricardo Alberto Zacharias Torres holds a master's degree in development project management and international cooperation. Also, he has a doctorate in applied economics.

Juan Wilfredo Sosa Valenzuela

Operations manager

He is the engineer-zootechnician who holds a Master's Degree in Environmental Management and a Specialization in Wildlife Management and Preservation. As the Operations manager, he is an administrator and specialist in working with wild species in captivity.

Essenia Gallardo Veliz

Research Director

Biologist. Environmentalist. She received a Master's Degree in Environmental Management and Public Administration Management. She is the Research Director at the moment. For 12 years, she has been working with various projects on keeping wild species of flora and fauna in captivity.

Pozdnyakov Valeriy Anatolevich

Head of Technical Support Department

Naturalist, ecologist. Specialist in the field of technical support. In 2012, he took an active part in the interregional scientific expeditions on the territories of Ecuador and Peru.