Brian Landever has been the director of CONAPAC since February 2017, an NGO in the Peruvian Amazon. He oversees program design and implementation, staff, PR, fundraising, accounting, and community relations. Under his initiative, the economic development program has expanded to offer rural communities sustainable agriculture training and market connections for high volume organic fruit sales. Previous to CONAPAC, Brian earned a master’s degree in economics from The New School for Social Research, and a BA from Antioch University in social sciences. He has worked as a director at a natural healing center in Peru, middle school teacher in Portland, Oregon, fundraiser at the National University for Natural medicine, program manager for Big Brothers Big Sisters, and has interned with Ethical Markets Media and the Time Bank of Visiting Nurse Services of New York. He currently lives in Iquitos with his wife, Mariella Landever Noriega.