Óscar Vallarino, holds the position of Vice President of Corporate Management, Panama Canal Authority (ACP); administers and manages the formulation, execution and follow-up of the Corporate Strategy; manages corporate measurement programs, management indicators and corporate performance index, as well as the programs of Innova Canal, Social Responsibility and Corporate Volunteering.
He served as executive manager of the Environment Division and as secretary of the Inter-Institutional Commission of the Panama Canal Watershed (CICH) from 2000 to 2012. He led the development of environmental conservation and protection policies and programs of the ACP and the conservation of water resources for human consumption, the operation of the Canal and the generation of electricity.
He has more than 27 years of experience managing non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the fields of biological research, conservation, sustainable development and national and international fundraising. He has held the position of executive director of the National Association for the Conservation of Nature (ANCON).
Vallarino is the founding director of the first Data Center for Conservation of Panama; in 1997 he received the Outstanding Heritage Program Award from The Nature Conservancy (TNC).
He currently serves as a member of the boards of directors of various organizations, including the NATURA Foundation, FUPASA, Amigos del Patronato del Águila Harpía, Chagres Foundation and the Association for Biodiversity Information (ABI), as well as companies such as Ancon Expeditions of Panama Inc., as well as Ecoturismo y Mercadeo, SA
Óscar Vallarino holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Aberdeen, UK. Bachelor of Marine Biology from Nicholls State University, Louisiana (USA); He also held a degree in Business Administration from the Central American Institute of Business Administration (INCAE).
Intervened in the CSR Session, during Significant Experiences, Success Stories: The Panama Canal