As Programmes manager, Eric has the responsibility to develop, implement and monitor conservation research programs in Panama, in close collaboration with other members of PWC. Eric is an enthusiastic field conservationist and environmental educator, with ability to visualize opportunities and construct collaborative networks among researchers and local stakeholders, playing a key role in setting the ground for the success of the PWC projects. He has a broad experience serving in government agencies, private companies, research institutions and in international as well national NGOs; conducting independent or collaborative research in areas like eco-hydrology, wetlands carbon stocks, evolutionary ecology, and herpetology along different ecosystems in Panama.