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 on-going 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.