Isabel Moya, President

Isabel Moya founded RAC in 2007 after working as a development expert on projects throughout the world. In Washington, D.C., she worked with Development Alternatives Inc. (DAI), and was also a fellow with the Center for International Environmental Law. In Costa Rica, she served as program coordinator and later director of the Osa Campaign, an international effort that raised more than $19 million for conservation on Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula. She has also worked as a consultant for a number of international and local corporations and organizations on sustainability issues. She also founded and developed EcoClean, a successful biodegradable cleaning products business. She has a Master’s degree in International Development from American University.

Steve Mack, Senior Consultant

Steve Mack is a U.S. attorney with over 20 years experience working in project development and environmental law and policy in Costa Rica and Central America. He is an expert in private conservation and was co-founder in 1989 and executive director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center (CEDARENA), the region’s first organization dedicated to the development and practice of environmental law. He also has worked as director of the Osa Campaign and as editor in chief of The Tico Times, Central America’s leading English-language newspaper. He also has worked as a consultant to environmental protection and biodiversity conservation projects in Central America and the Caribbean. He holds a J.D. degree from the University of Florida.

Manuel Ramirez, Senior Consultant

Manuel Ramirez is a forester and conservation expert who served first as the Costa Rica and Panama Director, and then headed the Southern Mesoamerica Program for Conservation International -- a leading conservation organization -- from 1989 until 2010. He has broad experience managing complex international projects involving numerous stakeholders, including national and local governments, international agencies, the private sector, and communities. He has also worked as a consultant in numerous conservation and sustainable development initiatives throughout Latin America. As a Fulbright Scholar, he graduated from the Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Management.

Daniel Barquero, Environmental Manager

Daniel Barquero is a graduate of the School of Environmental Management at Costa Rica’s National University. In addition to his work with RAC and Eco Clean where he has experience in developing environmental management plans and project development and management, he has worked with the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (Costa Rica’s public utility in the area of electricity and telecommunications) in developing its environmental management program for the telecommunications sector. He was also part of an interdisciplinary team at the National University that helped develop and apply best practices in the area of community-based rural tourism. He also worked with Costa Rica’s Coffee Institute (ICAFE) and the Dota Coffee-Growers Cooperative to utilize wastes from coffee processing to produce energy. In addition, he helped develop the Emergency Response and Solid Waste Management Plans for the National University Foundation.

Jorge Rodríguez, Environmental Manager

Jorge Rodriguez is also a graduate of the National University’s School of Environmental Management, where he worked in the development of a pilot project on community management of household organic wastes with the Municipality of San Rafael de Heredia, where he also developed a curriculum for environmental education in local schools. He also helped develop the Emergency Response and Solid Waste Management Plans for the National University Foundation. In addition, he has helped create environmental management programs for numerous RAC clients and is part of the management team for the EcoClean line of biodegradable cleaning products. He is especially interested in the area of waste management.


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