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rePlan appoints Edwin Urresta as Principal

It is with great pleasure that rePlan announces that our Director for Latin America, Edwin Urresta, has been made a Principal of the firm.

Over the last eight years, Edwin has spearheaded rePlan’s significant growth across the region and served as Project Director on many of our largest and most significant projects, including Pueblo Viejo and  Cobre Panama. Edwin leads rePlan’s growing team from our Quito, Ecuador office.

Edwin has 25 years of experience working with resource and infrastructure development companies, international financial institutions, and governments across Latin America and in South East Asia. His expertise and experience focuses on land acquisition and resettlement / livelihood restoration, multi-stakeholder dialogue processes, alternative dispute resolution, community engagement and development, indigenous peoples, land tenure, policy and law, and institutional strengthening. He has several degrees in Law, an MA in Linguistics and a Doctorate in Jurisprudence, and speaks fluent Spanish, English and Portuguese.