Roberto Salom

Roberto Salom

Roberto Salom

Costa Rica Director & Mesoamerica Coordinator | Jaguar Program - Costa Rica

He is PhD Candidate in Natural Resources in the Joint Program between the University of Idaho and CATIE.

He worked with the Wildlife Conservation Society, assisting in the Jaguar Census Program in 2007. He works with the NGO Panthera since 2008. He is currently the Meso-American Coordinator for the Jaguar Program of Panthera and Director for Costa Rica.

He leads projects such as Co-existence between Felines and Cattle, Friendly Roads with Fauna and Feline Genetics. He has performed monitoring of the environmental impact of infrastructure works. He participated in the Technical Assistance for the IDB and ICE in the Reventazon Hydropower Project.

He has supported the development of jaguar conservation initiatives (with emphasis on biological corridors) in Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.