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Marianela Camacho Fuenmayor - Venezuela

Marianela is an architect passionate about ecotourism, nature, and conservation. She lives in Maracaibo and teaches  at Universidad del Zulia in Venezuela, dedicating her work to the Pemón culture − its documentation, sustaining and regenerating its historical and environmental legacy for future generations. She has been the Communications Manager of the Global Ecotourism Network (GEN) since 2018; Director of Angel Conservation Corp. and Fundación Etnika since 2011; and Board Director of The Jimmie Angel Historical Project, since 2018. As of June 2020, she also serves as the Vice President of PUP.


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brian T.mullis - guyana

Brian, American, is a destination management, development and marketing specialist. From April 2018–2020, he was the Director of the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA), in which time the country became globally recognized as a leading sustainable destination. Prior to leading the GTA, he founded and led Sustainable Travel International for 14 years. Leading initiatives and delivering innovative solutions within governmental agencies and multinational and for MSMEs and community leaders in 70+ countries has given Brian a unique ability to foster multi-stakeholder collaboration, bridge communication divides, and generate tangible results at scale. This stems from 25+ years of experience in CEO positions in the private, public and civil sectors and a long track record of generating positive socio-economic and conservation outcomes through tourism. Brian has also held leadership positions on the World Economic Forum Future of Travel and Tourism Council, UN 10YFP Multi-stakeholder Advisory Committee, and the U.S. Department of Commerce Travel and Tourism Advisory Board.

Ivonne oviedo - honduras

Ivonne, Honduran, is a professional in forest management (from the National University of Forest Science in Honduras), wildlife resources (from the University of Idaho) and protected natural areas (from the Autonomous University of Madrid), with more than 20 years of experience on project management related to natural heritage. During this time she worked in La Muralla National Park coordinating the Public Use Program as well as in in Celaque National Park as the Assistant Director, where she coordinated public use activities. She also was National Director of Protected areas in her country as well as the Executive Director of the Honduran Network of Private Reserves. In partnership with PUP Consortium, Ivonne worked as an instructor of an Interpretive training program supported by USAID in coordination with the Honduran Institute for Forest Conservation, protected areas and wildlife (ICF).


Carlos is a professional tourism guide specialized in ecotourism with emphasis on natural area heritage interpretation. He has more than 20 years of experience in tourism activity operations and outdoor education as well as the design and methodological, technical, and interpretive development of tourism and education programs and products. He currently works for the Organization for Environmental Protection and Education (OpEPA) as an instructor and operations coordinator for the Outdoor Education Programs. OpEPA is also PUP's official organizational representative in Colombia. Carlos also has worked as guide and environmental educator trainer with the Corporación Clorofila Urbana since 2008 and OpEPA's community strengthening programs since 2012, and a lead instructor in heritage interpretation training of tourism guides with PUP since 2010. He lives in Bogotá.


Maritza works in Tourism and social sciences. And also has a Masters in Communications with a focus on Conservation. In 2012 she created a company called Interpretación del Patrimonio Perú SAC with the goal of disseminating and developing the interpretive profession in the country. She also gives classes in the Sustainable Tourism and Hotelry School of the Universidad Científica del Sur as well as represents her country for the Latin American Congress for Heritage Interpretation.

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