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Javier Mateo-Vega

Research Fellow, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Javier Mateo-Vega

Javier is a Research Fellow at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (Panama) and PhD Candidate at McGill University (Canada). Over the past 20 years, he has held technical and managerial posts supporting conservation, capacity development, and ecological research in Latin America and Southeast Asia. Previously, Javier served as Director of the Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative (ELTI; Yale University and the Smithsonian); Country Program Manager for The Nature Conservancy - Costa Rica; and Coordinator of the Environmental Science and Policy Program of the Organization for Tropical Studies. 

Summit Sessions

Uncorking Capacity Bottlenecks