Ana Moran has a doctorate in jurisprudence from the Catholic University of Ecuador, a diploma in Public Contracting and Modernization of the State by the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Ecuador. She holds a Master’s Degree in Environmental Social Policy Management from the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences in Ecuador. Ana has worked as legal representative, lawyer and manager of several companies in Central and South America, performing negotiation and evaluation activities, management, management and planning. As an international consultant, Ana has significant experience and knowledge of the mining activity in the Latin American context. She knows legal frameworks in several countries, which has allowed her to negotiate with high authorities of national and local governments and with leaders of the private sector. Moran also has a long history in the application of the socio-environmental approach in productive activities. Moran has developed activities with the populations, directly and indirectly, involved enabling them to participate actively in the execution of social projects in their localities.