Enrique Bedos

An agronomist and communicator by training, Enrique has over 30 years’ experience in stakeholder engagement, community development and social risk management. He has worked as a coordinator for environmental NGOs, a consultant to economic development agencies (including GTZ and USAID), the National Environmental Council of Peru, and was a community liaison officer for the Shell-led Camisea gas project in Peru. He has been a consultant on indigenous peoples’ issues to various groups and was a project manager for a USAID-funded forest management project in Peru (2001-2002). From 2002-2003 he was a consultant to the Camisea consortium gas project.

Enrique was a senior consultant with Social Capital Group from 2004-2015. Assignments included an investigation into artisanal mining in the Peruvian Amazon (together with the International Development Research Centre), the impact of mining on indigenous communities for a mining company, and a major social audit of Repsol’s Peruvian E&P assets. He also managed a social development project for a Canadian mining company in Ecuador and was project director for numerous SIAs for oil and gas projects off the northern coast of Peru.

Based in Peru, he recently collaborated with Plexus on a World Bank-funded project on labour influx in Northern Argentina and in Southern Bolivia.