Technical Committee

Made up of specialists in marine ecosystems, scientists and members of well recognized NGOs in Mexico. It is a multidisciplinary team that dedicates their time, knowledge and effort to shape and consolidate this initiative.

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Mario Gomez

Explorer who for two decades has promoted the designation of Protected Areas in Mexico. He was part of the team that created the National Commission of Protected Areas (CONANP) and as a specialist plays an active role in project design and fundraising

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Alexandra Zenzez

Master in Administration and Public Policy from Tec de Monterrey, with courses at Harvard; specialist in Energy and Environmental Policy and Management, she has a diploma in digital transformation from MIT. For 10 years, she has been a consultant at ANMARK, Strategy and Development.

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Gabriela Gomez

Law graduate, environmentalist who has worked directing the institutional and public relations in Equilibrio, our conservation related communication project where she has also published written articles and helped ensure the donation of important sponsors. Ms Gómez stands out for coordinating efforts to sustain meetings with relevant stakeholders and is well acquainted with relevant high-level authorities in Mexico. 

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Director of Marine Conservation of the Pelagios Kakunjá organization. Doctor in Ecology from the University of California, 2006. He co-founded MigraMar and currently directs projects on hammerhead, mako and white shark nursery areas, as well as giant manta rays.

Since 2004 he has been president of the Sustainable Northeast (NOS) and is part of the Latin American Network of Coastal Managers. He has more than 35 years of experience in the management and conservation of biodiversity and natural resources. He has participated in conservation efforts in Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Brazil, as well as Botswana and Zimbabwe.

Renowned Mexican underwater photographer, who has dedicated his efforts to promoting the conservation of the planet's oceans through the dissemination of his images. “Communications is also conservation”

Doctor from the Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation of the Scripps Institute of Oceanography. He is part of the International League of Conservation Photographer. He is the founder of Mares Mexicanos and coordinates a research group on the importance of mangroves for fisheries.

Allies 

Thanks to our partnership with different people, companies, agencies, international organizations, and other institutions, FOMARES is able to achieve our goal and spread our message.

Ambassadors

FOMARES’ message should be known throughout the world; this is why our ambassadors are people with an impeccable trajectory, remarkable drive and with the power of amplifying and spreading our mission.

Advisors

The effective conservation of the oceans requires a scientific basis, as well as the guidance of marine passionate experts. In this context, a group of well-respected and recognized people have joined FOMARES who as advisers contribute with their expertise to this important project.