Roberto Vieto is a veterinarian, focused on wildlife welfare & conservation and the development of local community projects to protect wild animals. With almost 15 years of working in wildlife welfare and in the non-profit sector, Roberto currently works as the Global Animal Welfare Advisor for the Wildlife Programme of World Animal Protection.
He brought to life the “Wildlife. Not Entertainers” initiative in the Latin American region, helping to promote best animal welfare practices in the tourism industry in places with a high ecotourism potential, like the Amazon and Pantanal, among others. One of Roberto’s biggest passions is responsible wildlife watching and how this can impact positively habitat protection and local community development.