Carlos Silva


Carlos is investigator in the Charles Darwin Research Station since 2020. He has a Bachelor in Economics, and holds a Master in Econometrics and Economics from the University of York. His vast experience relates to research, especially in economic valuation of ecosystem services and management of marine and coastal areas. His research has been applied to the Ecuadorian coast and the Galapagos Islands. and has published in scientific journals such as Sustainability, Ocean & Coastal Management, and Forest Policy and Economics. In addition, he has worked in the business field as financial and economic analyst, and as professor in ESPAE, the ESPOL Business School.

Currently, Carlos works as business and economics specialist in the CDF's Interdisciplinary Fisheries Project. His work hand in hand with local entrepreneurs has made it possible to create the Entrepreneurial Community of the Galapagos Seafood System, a space to strengthen the local innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem, in order to support a sustainable and resilient development of the islands.


New ventures seek to transform the Galapagos seafood system

Five new ventures which are part of the ““Entrepreneurial Community of the Galapagos Seafood System” presented their business ideas and plans. These ventures have received technical assistance in...

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