Elizabeth Solano Pacheco
Costa Rica Director
Elizabeth has served as TLT's Costa Rica Director since 2009, using her legal training and international relations background to coordinate advocacy work for the conservation of the marine resources, the protection of marine turtles and the consolidation of Las Baulas National Park.
Elizabeth is an enthusiastic lawyer with a degree from the University of Costa Rica. For the past decade she has worked on environmental issues with a special interest in marine and coastal protection, including a position in the Legal Department in the Environmental Ministry's National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC). Elizabeth is TLT's primary liaison with the Costa Rican Government, the Congress and other NGOs in addition to coordinating projects with community leaders. Elizabeth is also in charge of our staff, budgets, logistics and administration in Costa Rica. Her main objective is to work in alliance with authorities to achieve our common goals in conservation!