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Assistant Director, Galapagos Science Center
Research Coordinator

acarrion@usfq.edu.ec

Ana studied Ecology at USFQ and received a Master’s degree in Protected Area Management at James Cook University, Australia.

Ana is the Assistant Director, Galapagos Science Center (San Cristobal), where she coordinates the effective execution of the GSC’s operations to promote high-quality scientific research in the Galapagos. Ana also manages scientific research projects within the framework of the management guidelines established by the Environmental Authority.

Ana has worked in projects of biological monitoring, conservation, ecological restoration, and participatory management and management of natural resources in Galapagos and different protected areas in Ecuador. Ana strives to help position the GSC as one of the most important research centers in the Galapagos by generating key knowledge for the conservation and sustainable development of the islands.

Ana enjoys doing outdoor activities and photographing animals, especially birds.