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Carlos Mario Orrego Vasquez
Carlos Mario O
Carlos Mario Orrego Vasquez
Profession: Veterinary Physician
Country: Costa Rica
Organization: Ministry of Environment and Energy
Position: CITES Administrative Authority

Carlos is a Veterinary Physician with a Master’s in Wildlife Management And Conservation; and a Ph.D. in Environmental Science. He supported the national wildlife program of Costa Rica, developing national and participatory policies for the management and conservation of fauna and flora as assets of interest and public domain.

The Eastern Pacific Leatherback Turtle Conservation Network started in 2012 when over thirty researchers, NGOs, and regional experts came together to develop an action plan to stabilize and restore the leatherback turtle population in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.