Roberto Guillard is a former Army Officer with a distinguished academic background. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Military Sciences, a Master’s degree in International Studies from the University of Milan, and a Diploma in Human Rights from the Guido Carli University in Italy. Additionally, he has a Master’s degree in Strategic Planning and Management and specialized diplomas in Pedagogical Training, Drug Prevention, and Private Security.

With over 41 years of experience, he has established a robust career in public administration and comprehensive management. His professional focus includes strategic planning, operational execution, private security, logistics, academic leadership, and higher education teaching. He has taught in the Master of Public Policy program at UTEM, solidifying his reputation as a high-level educator.

One of his most notable achievements was his role as a negotiator between the U.S. mining company Lowell Cooper and the Shuar indigenous communities in Cordillera del Cóndor, spanning Ecuador and Peru. Through careful contingency planning and direct negotiation with indigenous leaders, he successfully secured their agreement to reopen copper mines, demonstrating his ability to manage complex and sensitive situations.

Mr. Guillard has also applied his expertise across various regions of the national territory, particularly excelling in the northern zone. His vast experience and multifaceted skills make him a highly competent and respected professional in his field.