WCS Paraguay staff


Angel Brusquetti
Operations manager
Ángel Brusquetti is an agronomist specialized in working with rural communities, ranchers and large landowners in sustainable development projects throughout Paraguay. He received his M.Sc. degree in Environmental Sciences and Public Policy from the Universidad Nacional de Asunción, and started his professional career holding a professorship in Botany. Most recently, Ángel served as the Manager for Rural Development at the Fundación Moises Bertoni, providing technical support in developing and implementing sustainable production models with a variety of stakeholders across Paraguay.
Delia Maria Raichakowski
Finance Manager
Delia Raichakowski holds a Degree in Business Administration and has specialized in Business Management. For the last ten years she has been working as Finance Manager of a conservation NGO carrying out projects in the area of the Alto Parana Atlantic Forest. She is now contributing her wide experience to the proper use of the financial resources at WCS Paraguay.
Laura Villalba
Jaguars Program Coordinator
Laura is a biologist with extensive experience in scientific research and biodiversity monitoring. She has been working with WCS since 2011 on the design, implementation and systematization of jaguar (Panthera onca) camera trappingresearch in the Paraguayan Chaco, based on her previous experience in other biodiversity monitoring projects in the Chaco for 8 years. She also has extensive knowledge of the management of protected areas as a graduate of prestigious international technical courses such as the Course for the Evaluation of Management Efficiency inProtected Wildlife Areas, at CATIE (Costa Rica), and the International Protected Areas Management Course at the Colorado State University (Colorado, EE.UU)
María del Carmen Fleytas
WCS Paraguay Country Director
After finishing her engineering degree, and working for two years as a technical assistant in the public land tenure sector, Maria del Carmen Fleytas Jover completed her MSc in Management and Implementation of Development Projects at Manchester University in 2000, before performing technical positions succesively at the public and NGO sector for more than 10 years, always linked to sustainable development. She has written and/or co-written three publications about environment and conservation, fields in which she has been working since 2005.

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