Tomás Altamirano (PhD) is the Coordinator for the National Bird Conservation Strategy for Chile which is being developed alongside Chile’s Ministry of Environment.
Tomás studied forestry sciences and obtained his PhD degree and postdoctoral fellowship in bird ecology and conservation. He has focused his work on the interface between applied ecology research and conservation management/planning, aiming to contribute to a sustainable development in a rapid-changing world. To date, his work translates into 28 scientific articles, one book, six book chapters. National Bird Conservation Strategies are critical is we are to mainstream birds into national development agendas as outlined in Audubon Americas Business Plan.