Gustavo Rodríguez is an economist with more than 25 years of experience in research and consulting in the social, economic and environmental spheres, and is a specialist in the analysis, management and resolution of socio-environmental conflicts, negotiations, and community management in the context of social responsibility. In these areas he has developed several studies and projects of research and development in urban and rural areas, and has carried out social perception studies and stakeholder mapping and engagement processes, particularly in the Amazon region. Apart from his extensive work in the private sector, Mr. Rodriguez has also collaborated with universities in North Carolina, Tulane and Washington University, as well as with national institutions such as CEPAR and ECOCIENCIA.