Javier is an Agricultural Engineer (Universidad Nacional del Litoral Argentina) and has an MA in Environmental Politics and Globalisation (Kings College, UK). He has more than 25 years of experience in project development with an important proven track on projects in relation to natural resources and biodiversity in Latin America, Africa and Europe, working with international organizations, national and local governments and corporations (from sectors such as Oil & Gas, sustainable development and public services).
In 1992, Javier founded the Fundación Hábitat & Desarrollo (Habitat & Development Foundation) which became a large national NGO dealing with biodiversity conservation projects and CSR. For more that a decade, he was the CEO of the Foundation, member of the World Conservation Union. He later worked for an international Foundation based in London with a special focus on Africa.
He was Executive Director of the British Argentine Chamber of Commerce (BACC) from 2007 to 2011. Nowadays, he is still member of the Board