Announcing our new Executive Director

The Assembly of Members of the Instituto del Bien Común – IBC is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Renzo Piana Arenas to the position of Executive Director, effective as of April 1, 2022. We are also celebrating the return of Dr. Piana to the IBC family, where he played a crucial role in the establishment of three programs oriented to the management of Amazonian landscapes and later served as Deputy Director of the institution.

Dr. Piana has a bachelor’s degree in forestry (UNALM, Peru), a master’s degree in agricultural science (KVL, Denmark) and a doctorate in applied ecology (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK), he is driven by a passion for scientific research and conservation of threatened species. He is a founding member of the Union of Ornithologists of Peru and an associate researcher at the Center for Ornithology and Biodiversity. He was Executive Director of the international NGO Spectacled Bear Conservation – SBC, and Director of Science and Research of Conservación Amazónica – ACCA.