Javiera Ferreyra

Chile Country Director

Javiera Ferreyra is the Chile Country Director for Audubon Americas, where she coordinates funded projects and leads implementation of Audubon’s strategies for Chile. Among her priorities are the mainstreaming of shorebird conservation into national development agendas, oversight of the implementation of the National Bird Conservation Strategy, and developing alternatives for sustainable livelihoods and industries. 

Prior to joining Audubon in 2020, Ferreyra worked at the Chilean Ministry of Environment, where she supported policymaking regarding the oversight of national protected areas, and the development and implementation of the National Biodiversity Strategy. After that, as an independent consultant, Javiera was part of the organization of the Fourth International Marine Protected Areas Congress, hosted by Chile in 2017. In 2018 she was part of the consultant team that developed the draft of the Sixth National Report to the Convention on Biological Biodiversity. She holds a B.S. in natural renewable resources science from Universidad de Chile.

Articles by Javiera Ferreyra

Chile prepares to include birds in its GDP
March 07, 2023 — Chile is a world destination for adventure and nature tourism. This line of the economy is growing and will soon reach higher levels thanks to the fact that birdwatching is on the rise in the country.
Chile, the country of birds
December 01, 2022 — Javiera Ferreyra, Audubon Américas Chile director, shares her vision of the country's bird species and habitat richness. This text was initially published by Plataforma Costera.