Rolando Murgas

Rolando’s backgrounds and skills are thoroughly multidisciplinary. His experience includes working with law firms, non-profits, businesses, and local government, ranging from legal advice to qualitative research.

In 2016, he was awarded a Fullbright scholarship for graduate studies in Washington, DC, where he worked for the DOEE and consulted for local non-profits. He later joined UNLEASH, a community of young leaders tackling global issues, as the first and only Panamanian at the time. Since 2018, he is contributing to the Mamoní Valley Preserve’s ongoing mission.

Rolando speaks three languages and is a certified interpreter. He is also a bassist and an avid boulderer.

Educational background: M.A. in Environmental Policy from GWU; Master of Environmental Management from UIP; Bachelor of Laws from UP.