Lenin Corrales, was born in San José, Costa Rica. He has a Licenciature Degree in Marine Biology and a BS in Biological Science from the National University of Costa Rica. He has accomplished a Master’s Degree in Natural Resources Evaluation, at the Bologna University /PISIE in Italy, in Environment Impact at the University of Los Andes-CIDIAT in Venezuela and in Computer Science with emphasis in Information Systems at the Technological Institute of Costa Rica.
He has a Master’s Degree in Information Technologies from the Institute of Superior Studies of Monterrey Technological System, Mexico.
One years ago, before he incorporated to GIZ, he worked to TNC and a Consultant for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), The World Wildlife Fund (WWF), The Initiatives Coalition for Development (CINDE), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Tropical Agronomic Centre for Research and Education (CATIE), The World Conservation Union (UICN), (UICN), the Regional Environmental Program for Central America -the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Central American Business Administration Institute (INCAE), la Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Teechnische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) , The Centre for Sustainable Development of the Americas (CSDA), The Guatemalan Conjunct Implementation Office (OGIC), and The Nature Conservancy.
He has worked as consultant in: Argentina, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Hawaii and has acquired a 25 years experience working in conservation in MesoAmerica.