Fieldwork chief and Head of the Wildlife Rehabilitation Area
Wildlife Veterinarian, Tomás is a great naturalist and passionate about nature, wildlife and environmental education. It is the operational engine of our project, on 24/7 ground and always ready to handle any veterinary wildlife emergency.
Project Leader and Head of Ecology Area
Wildlife Biologist and Nature Photographer, Christian is passionate about wild carnivores and a lover of pumas. In addition to being in charge of the Ecology area, he participates in the Projects and Unit, generating projects and finding funds to conduct our activities.
Head of Zooarcheology Area
Archaeologist at the University of Chile, specialized in skeletal analysis, surface bone alterations and comparative anatomy. In charge of providing data to the project into human-carnivore relationships during the Holocene timeframe.
Elite volunteers, working for Wildlife and People.
MARÍA IGNACIA VALLEJOS
Head of Audiovisual Communication Area
Professional filmmaker from the University of Chile, María Ignacia is a cat lover and is in charge of the Audiovisual Communication area, key to our project. We believe that the dissemination of our work and education are as important as –or more important than– research and management, so the audiovisual area is essential to the impact we seek to generate.
Audiovisual Communication Area
Filmmaker from the University of Chile, Barbara is a cat lover and passionate about field work. He is usually seen on the ground doing camera work with the other team members, and is a great co-pilot (Christian says).
Audiovisual Communication Area
Filmmaker from the University of Chile, cat lover, photographer and a great illustrator, Erika is a specialist in video edition and post-production, as well as animation.
Head of Human Dimensions of Conservation Area
Ángelo is a Professional Psychologist with a Master's Degree in Wildlife Conservation and Management. Passionate about Wildlife, Education and working with people, he is in charge of the Human Dimension Area in our team, developing an important work in the mitigation of human-wildlife conflicts.
Researcher. Ecology and Physiology Areas
Professional Biologist, Barbara is a specialist in mammalian reproductive endocrinology, has researched from humans to lemurs and ha investigado desde humanos hasta lémures. Also, she natural fertility instructor certified by WOOMB International and member of Billings Chile. In addition to work with wild cats endocrinology, she carries out an important work in the project unit and the Environmental Education area.
Head of Design Area
Industrial Designer from the University of Chile and water-bears lover, Paula is responsible for everything we generate is functional and beautiful. She is specialist in instructional design, so her work in our Environmental Education area is essential as well. Additionally, her work is key in the generation of both dissemination material and our own working tools.
Researcher. Ecology and Veterinary Areas
About to graduate from Veterinary Medicine at University of Chile, Michelle is passionate for wild felids and chilean carnivores. Currently, she is conducting her capstone research on puma trophic ecology.
Musician, creator and composer. Audiovisual Communication Area.
Mario is passionate for music and animals. As a musician, he focuses on composition and works with our audiovisual communication professionals creating original music used on the soundtracks of the videos we generate.
Head of the Bio-mathematics Area
Professor of Mathematics, William is passionate about mathematical objects, and beliefs they can explain natural phenomena. Currently, he is working on the inter-disciplinary project "Effects of predator body mass on community dynamics", which integrates mathematical and biological theories to understand living systems.
Investigadora, Áreas Ecología, Veterinaria y Dimensión Humana
Veterinary –focused on conservation, biodiversity and the environment, Fernanda is passionate about wildlife and nature. Her areas of interest are wildlife diseases, human-domestic animal-wildlife interaction, and protected wild areas.
Researcher. Social Sciences Area.
Economist, with a masters in economics and public policy. Nerd, self learner, passionate about science. Fascinated with finding the balance between nature and society.
Investigador, Área Ecología.
With a degree in Forest Engineering from the University of Chile, Ignacio is passionate about nature with a particular interest in wildlife. As part of his title memoir, he is carrying out a faunal characterization in an experimental station of the University of Chile within our study area of the Maule Region, where we are also monitoring wild carnivores.