Field: Landscape Ecologist, Environmental Impact Assessment and Monitoring,
Biodiversity Informatics, and Integrated Coastal Zone Management.
Richard Huber is the Principal Environmental Specialist for the
Department of Sustainable Development (DSD) of the Organization of American
States. He has degrees from Yale University and Hampshire College in Master
of Forest Science and Environmental Engineering. He spent 10 years with the
World Bank where he task managed several Environmental Management and
Protected Areas projects and worked in environmental and social assessment
of World Bank loans. For 10 years he worked assisting Countries establish
national parks and protected areas.
He manages thematic
issues that implement policies and programs in
biodiversity protection and management,
OAS member States services,
Sustainable Cities in the Americas, the
Hemisphere Migratory Species Initiative , and ReefFix: An ICZM Coral
Reef Restoration, Watershed Management and Capacity Building Demonstration
Project for the Caribbean,
Publications include research supported by the World Bank Research Committee
on Least Cost Economic/ Ecological Model for Integrated Coastal Zone
Management in the Developing Tropics, Marine System Valuation, and
Co-management of Urban Environmental Quality. He completed economic study on
Economic Instruments for Policy and Environmental Management in LAC –
Lessons from Eleven Countries.