Lily Rodríguez is a Peruvian ecologist, with an extensive experience in nature conservation, sustainable development and research in topics related to the Convention on Biological Diversity (access and benefit sharing, ABS; Global Taxonomy Initiative, GTI; mainstreaming biodiversity; biodiversity and climate change). She has been working on the design of national and international policies and projects on biodiversity conservation & climate change, related mostly to forest conservation (Amazon region). Founder & Director of Institutional Development at the Center for Conservation, research and Management of Natural Areas CIMA-Cordillera Azul, based in Peru,