Cristian Peñafiel

Field Assistant

Cristian is a field assistant in the Galapagos Tortoise Movement Ecology Program. He was born and raised in the Galapagos Islands (Santa Cruz).

Cristian joined the team in 2021 and has since worked diligently alongside fellow researcher Freddy Cabrera to track and monitor the movement of the turtles.

Cristian helps in field research and is dedicated and committed to his work. He wants to learn new things, which he puts into practice every day to grow professionally.