Our team

Fernando J. Lopez

Co-Founder and Director

Fernando Lopez Alba

Co-Founder and Legal Department

Dalis R. de Lopez

Co-Founder, Legal Department and In-Site Biologist

Dr. Carola Paul

Tropical Conservation Director

Concepcion Arauz

On-Site Coordinator

Till Wicher

Webmaster and Marketing

Fernando Lopez holds a Bachelor in Business Administration and is co-developer of most of the ideas that take place at ECOFARMS Panama. Mr. Lopez is in charge of logistic planning, public relations and general management of the project. He is a member of the board of directors and will continue to guide the organization towards its goals.

Farmer by soul, Fernando Lopez Alba is one of the founders of ECOFARMS Panama. Mr. Lopez Alba has over 40 years of experience in the field of social security and administrative law, and is one of the main forces to conserve tropical rainforest in the Mamoni River region. He is a member of the board of directors, and co-founder of El Roble Reserve and ECOFARMS Panama.

Teacher, biologist and lawyer by profession, Dalis de Lopez leads ECOFARMS Panama towards it’s goal of conservation. Ms. Lopez has been involved for over 40 years in the field of teaching, mentoring individuals and educating them towards a brighter future. She is a member of the board of directors and co-founder of El Roble Reserve and ECOFARMS Panama.

Dr. Carola Paul has been involved for several years in the study and development of sustainable land use systems that will allow the decrease of deforestation in the tropics. Ms. Paul holds a diploma in the field of forestry and is an expert in the area of agroforestry, tropical restoration and helped develop the idea of ECOFARMS Panama. She is a member of the board of directors and in charge of promotion and volunteer placement in Europe.

Concepcion Arauz knows the Mamoni River valley better than any other visitor. He has been involved with the organization since the beginning, has over 20 years of experience in the Mamoni River valley and is the strength behind most of the projects that take place at ECOFARMS Panama.

Till Wicher is currently a business student from Germany and is part of the team since his internship with ECOFARMS Panama. He is responsible for the website and content as well as for the volunteer marketing.