The Staff of the Ramsar Convention Bureau
Marco A. Flores Santiago
Ramsar Intern for the Americas (Assistant to the Regional Coordinator for the Americas)
Puerto Rico, USA; 2000
From the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico; earned his bachelor's degree in Environmental Science from the University of Puerto Rico in San Juan in 1994. He has just completed his master's degree in Environmental Policy and Management from the School of Foresty and Environmental Studies at Yale University in Connecticut, USA. He is fluent in Spanish and English and has work experience in many aspects of wetlands work, including hazards assessment and environmental impact assessment, restoration, and community involvement. Represented Yale University in TaeKwonDo competitions.
Confronting our Secretary General for the first time, always an unnerving experience. (Aug. 2000)
Collaborating on Standing Committee 25 logistical arrangements with Annette Keller (right), October 2000
Spiffed up nicely following a briefing session with the Latin American missions to the United Nations in Genève, 19 October 2000.
Wearing the only tie anywhere to be found within 300 meters of the Ramsar Bureau and IUCN headquarters, Gland, Switzerland, 19 October 2000. (Photo: Alexandre Belokurov, of course)
Explaining something important to the assembled hordes, with Tug Sirisampan at the Ramsar barbecue, August 2001.