Andrew Coates

Panama Lead

Andrew builds teams across government, communities, and local NGOs in order to carry out Earthshot’s mission: to create viral reforestation. His prior experience, leading and implementing both large and small scale sustainable development projects across Africa and the Americas, has given him the experience needed to define logistics and communicate with local people about challenges , expectations and landscapes under pressure.  

Andrew is passionate about local vernacular architecture, history and the rainforest. He is an author, explorer and father and lives with his family in the rainforest of Panama.