Arturo Izurieta Valery

Executive Director

Arturo has experience in research, management of protected areas, and management of local issues. He has worked for more than 30 years on strategic projects and on the facilitation of relations between government authorities, indigenous people and scientific communities in Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands, Australia, Malaysia and Central America.

As the Executive Director of the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) he focused on organizing strategic planning and strengthening collaboration between researchers and institutions, both national and international, as well as local groups and individuals to support science projects for conservation and sustainability in the archipelago.

During his administration, he oversaw the operation of the CDF, which includes the Charles Darwin Research Station, fundraising, science management, building relationships with local and national authorities, community participation and promoting joint work with academic and research organizations in Ecuador and abroad. His management ended in March 2020.


Posición de la Fundación Charles Darwin ante pesca ilegal en Galápagos

La Fundación Charles Darwin (FCD) apoya las iniciativas de la comunidad de Galápagos y el Ecuador continental de salir a marchar pacíficamente en contra de la pesquería ilícita de especies en...

La Fundaciòn Charles Darwin para las Islas Galápagos, en francés,“Fondation Charles Darwin pour les îles Galapagos”, Association International sans but lucratif ("AISBL"), tiene una oficina registrada en Chaussée de la Hulpe 177 Bte 20 (rez) - 1170, Bruselas, y está registrada bajo un registro de comercio en Bruselas bajo el número 0409.359.103.

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