Susana has worked in the fields of addiction, education and community development, and has successfully developed many projects with Indigenous people in various communities in Canada, United States, Mexico, Ecuador, and Peru. Susana has the experience and expertise to successfully develop, implement and manage projects and programs. She worked with the Awajun and Wampis to develop, design and manage the Visioning for a Better Future and Awajun/Wampis Ancestral School Recovery Project funded by the Canadian International Development Agency in the Peruvian Amazon.
Bruno Hernani, Project Director
Bruno has experience in community development, project management, green technologies, research in climate change adaptation and the arts. He has worked in multidisciplinary projects including assessing social, environmental, and economic components in Canada, Ecuador, Peru and Mexico. In all the projects, Bruno has been involved in, he concentrates on leadership development and community revitalization through a process of combining local knowledge and green initiatives. Bruno is a Professional Engineer, has a Masters in Environmental Science and holds a PhD in environmental engineering and sociology with focus on climate change adaptation.
Jim is a recognized leader in the areas of ecological management and phytoremediation. He has extensive experience in environmental management from policy and planning to site remediation, with experience working with urban and rural communities in Canada, Mexico, El Salvador, Ecuador, and Peru. Jim has also developed and implemented several reclamation and bioremediation programs through the environmental companies he has founded. Jim has training in biology and physical anthropology form a strong basis for environmental services. Jim is also trained in workshop facilitation.
Robert has experience conducting in environmental studies, surveillance, policy and planning, risk and site assessment, and community and external programs. Currently, Robert is an independent consultant and advisor in a number of capacities including advising non-government organizations, environmental groups and the marketing of Native American art in the United States. Robert retired from SaskPower in 2007, where his work included providing services in the area of environmental assessment and environmental risk assessment in projects in India, China, Guyana and Peru.